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Welcome to our blog. Here, you can keep up with our latest projects and news, get insights into the world of visual storytelling and communication for development and go behind the scenes to meet the creative team responsible for our work.

9th August, 2016
Robin Wyatt, education, literacy, writing, HOPE foundation, children, Chennapatna, Karnataka, India

International Literacy Day: What’s Being Done to Tackle Illiteracy?

Today is International Literacy Day! As a development communications company, we naturally believe strongly in improving global literacy rates, and we’re always delighted when we get the chance to support literacy-focused projects through our visual communications services. Since it’s also the 50th anniversary of the UNESCO-recognised day of literacy, we thought we’d compile a short update [...]
8th August, 2016
Chitrabani, founder, Gaston Roberge

Insights From the Past: Drawing Parallels with a Bengali Communications School

Chitrabani is an Indian photography and film training centre. Founded in the 1960s, it has remained faithful to its focus on using visual media for social good since then. This is a brief tale of Chitrabani’s conception, revealing how its founder used positive representations of people in very poor areas to change perceptions of them and to raise their profiles. This story resonates strongly with us at Communication for Development Ltd (CfD), since our work is underpinned by very similar values. [...]