April 2013

An Insider’s View on Recruiting Community Correspondents

/ April 16, 2013

 At Video Volunteers, we’re constantly asked two questions: how do you locate potential Community Correspondents? How do you find the right people in these remote corners of the country?  So, we thought we’d explain the whole process from start to finish. We’ve written about the criteria for being a Community...

What makes a great Community Correspondent? Our criteria for selecting CC’s

/ April 16, 2013

By Radhika Gupta and Siddharth Pillai This is what we look for when recruiting Community Correspondents. You can read HERE about how we actually locate and select them. The candidate should be associated with social movements, human rights campaigns and/or NGOs. Candidates with a history of social movements not only have...

News from the Ground: Volunteering with Video Volunteers

/ April 24, 2013

In 2012 I came from Germany to volunteer for Video Volunteers (VV) in India.    During my time here, I worked on the maintenance of the website of VV’s own Community News Service, IndiaUnheard. I encountered the daily struggles of marginalised people in India. Video reports from a network of...