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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.

31st January, 2016

Celebrating Coke’s CSR Work with the Women of Borneo

A sea of women wearing bright red Coca-Cola baseball caps greeted our man in Malaysia, Rudi Towiro, when he arrived on the island of Borneo to shoot a video for the company's corporate social responsibility (CSR) department. Though already an experienced cinematographer and photographer with shoots on a range of development topics under his belt, he says that this was one of his more [...]
15th February, 2016

Kevin Works with World Renew to ‘Change the Story’

We recently sent one of our talented East Africa-based photographers, Kevin Ouma, to rural Uganda to capture the valuable work of faith-based charity World Renew. Originally from Kenya, Kevin has over a decade of experience in humanitarian photography under his belt, earning him an impressive legacy with high profile development-focused clients such as CARE International and Oxfam. A quick glimpse at [...]
10th March, 2016
adobe, colour, colour wheel, triad, colour psychology, colour theory, communication for development, C4D

Voices in Colour: Three Reasons Why Using Colour is Imperative for Fulfilling our Visual Storytelling Mission

Did you know that the human eye can see and differentiate approximately seven to ten million colours and tones? Our eyes and brains are amazing instruments. It’s little wonder that marketing experts have been manipulating our purchasing preferences through the use of colour for decades, if not centuries. Here at Communication for Development, we live for vibrant colours! You’re unlikely to [...]
4th April, 2016
Femina Hip, youth, thinking big, communication for development, C4D

Make Communication Relevant! Learning from Tanzania’s ‘Hip’ Youth Project

How can we encourage young people to take control of their lives? This is a challenge for parents with teenaged children the world over, and something that C4D practitioners can clearly help with. In this post, we look to Femina Hip, a highly successful Tanzanian social movement, which seems to have mastered the art of ‘edutainment’ by following one simple rule: make communication relevant.