Category Archives: Education

WAHALA (Extract)

A group of local women from Tamale in northern Ghana discuss the gender discrimination they face in their daily lives in their communities. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women trained in film production by Dominique Chadwick … Continue reading

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Guide Children (Extract)

Blind beggars on the busy streets of Tamale, northern Ghana are sadly a very familiar feature. Most of them became blind through poverty or ignorance as they could not get treated on time. They cannot move without being guided all … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract1)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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Vital Communities (Extract3)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Vital Communities (Extract 2)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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“Children First!” – “Watoto Kwanza!” – Tanzania

Communities can be unsafe places for all people living with HIV because of violence, including stigma and abuse. Children living with or affected by HIV can be especially vulnerable without appropriate support. But guardians and parents may lack sufficient skills … Continue reading

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Samfya – Nasanga Inshila (Extract) – Zambia

Penelope is a young woman from Samfya in northern Zambia. Her life is suddenly turned around when she becomes an orphan at the age of 14, when both her parents die of AIDs. Life becomes very difficult for Penelope who … Continue reading

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Voices of the Children, Radio Tongu 92.1FM – Ghana

Beatrice and Thomas are children from the island of Awadice-Kome on the river Volta in Ghana. They are concerned that their community has been neglected for far too long, no electricity, no toilet facilities and no proper canoes for the … Continue reading

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DR Congo – School Partnerships in Kinshasa

While Graal, a 16 year old from the DR Congo is wishing for peace in her country so she can study, new partnership initiatives between schools in Kinshasa offer a glimpse of hope for the most deprived teachers and students. … Continue reading

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Transparency – Living Without Borders – Children Refugees – UK

Thousands of Child refugees arrive on Britain’s soil every year without a parent or guardian. The intense psychological scars these young people have accumulated both in their home countries and in leaving their families behind are merely compounded by the … Continue reading

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