September 2009

Cycle of Empowerment: an Interview with Stalin K on community participation

 
/ September 17, 2009

Kanchan from Apnaa Malak Ma CVU, conducting research at a local school. VV’s videos are really all about encouraging audiences to step up to local challenges, whether they give the postal address of corrupt officials, show how you can access microcredit, or tell you your right to medical care. But...

The Coscars: VV’s First Community Video Award Ceremony

 
/ September 6, 2009

It’s 6:32 pm. The people are just gathering in. There’s an excitement in the air in anticipation of the first community video oscars or “Coscars”. Stalin and Jessica are up on stage – they seem as excited to be able to give the awards as the producers are about getting...

Making it Happen Locally: interview with Jessica Mayberry

 
/ September 5, 2009

Posted by Morgan Currie, VV Volunteer. I volunteered with VV for three months this year, February to April, primarily videotaping VV’s work in Goa, Maharashtra, and Gujarat. I witnessed first-hand VV’s innovative training models, in particular the Community Video Units, and also saw the stirrings of new programs. In May,...

Video Volunteers India – Opportunities

 
/ September 3, 2009

Video Volunteers India is looking to fill several positions to help lead our organization into the next phase. The perfect candidates are creative, enthusiastic and driven, and looking for the experience of a life-time creating tangible and lasting solutions to the voicelessness of the disadvantaged in India. We’re looking for...