Tag: Development

IMPACT: The Evidence and the Action

 
/ September 2, 2015

A well, money for which was allocated 1.5 years ago under the MGNREGA scheme, was never completed. When our CC made a video of this and showed it to the officers concerned, the well was completed in a week’s time. Watch the  video report and share your views with us...

Save Tiracol Save Goa

 
/ July 27, 2015

Leading Hotels Ltd. has proposed to set up a massive resort on the northern most tip of Goa, in Tiracol village. This proposal has been facing opposition from residents of Tiracol for over seven years. The proposal includes a resort with 198 villas and a US PGA Standard championship Golf...

Kanhar Damned

 
/ April 17, 2015

 Local police opened-fire at a gathering of 1500 people protesting the construction of the Kanhar Dam at 7 am on 14th April. Residents of the area, a majority of whom aretribals and Dalits, have been at loggerheads with the administration since 1973 when the Dam was originally conceived as an...

IU Impact : Camera VS Contractor

 
/ February 17, 2014

Community Correspondent Warles Surin recently took on a wealthy contractor who was cheating labourers from payments across the whole of Jaldega block in Jharkhand.Warles narrates the dramatic and harrowing details of what it took to bring justice and fair wages to at least a 100 people. Lack of awareness is...

VV at the Delhi Photo Festival 2013

 
/ October 30, 2013

As an organisation that works with a visual medium to get the voices of thousands of marginalised communities to the world, Video Volunteers is always looking for ways to expand into media more than just video. A fantastic opportunity came knocking on our door early in October 2013 when we...

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...