Meet the Mentors

As we move into the third phase of the Living Cultures Indigenous Fellowship, we interviewed mentors of three different hubs to share their journey over the last couple of months. Sinegugu, Samwel and Magella share personal experiences as mentors of the Amadiba (South Africa), OLM-T (Tanzania) and Gurapau (Kenya) hubs, respectively.  The local mentors are…

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Photo of Ayanda, InsightShare associate from South Africa

COVID-19 outbreak offers a time of reflection for rural South Africa

Ayanda Mncwabe-Mama’s video explores the richness of African identity in Mnqaba James village, South Africa, stating ‘our being and value as Africans is within’. Through interviews with three residents of Mnqaba James village on COVID-19, this richness is amplified and refuses to become one neat perspective. Although they all agree that the international response to…

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COVID-19 restrictions are putting fishing communities in the Philippines at risk

Jen Awingan has previously worked with InsightShare on Participatory Video projects based in the Philippines. Now, she is working with the Ammoyo Volunteers to create videos documenting the struggles of fishing communities in Luzon and raising awareness for their self-organised relief programme. Fishing communities in Luzon: Competing Crises and COVID-19 Around the world, we are seeing…

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