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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Maasai Wisdom: Our Living Culture

We are a Living Culture The Maasai community have adopted a revitalised, multifaceted approach to preserve their culture in the face of several waves of change. At an event in London on Wednesday night, five representatives from the Maasai told an audience at The Building Centre that they aim to create an educational centre, a women’s empowerment initiative which concentrates…

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4 Reasons Why We Need To Use Participatory Video in Africa?

Last Month, I went to Oxford for InsightShare Participatory Video (PV) Training of Facilitators. Honestly, I didn’t know what to expect and had no clue how you can actually facilitate a Participatory Video method. In only 6 days, I learnt to facilitate group exercises for participants to use the camera, shoot, edit, produce AND screen! And…

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