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Developing World

We have 284 blogposts about and from the Developing World.
Related Pinterest boards: Developing World, Infographics.

  • How far would you walk to find clean drinking water?

    By on 2 September 2017

    This social experiment is confrontational without being shocking and it brings the cause about water, sanitation and hygiene to the streets of England. It is about the lack of clean drinking water for 2.4 million children in Somalia. Kindvertising and Reelmedia Film...

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  • Is the end of poverty in sight?

    By on 12 May 2017

    Spend five minutes on social media and you’ll convince yourself the world is going backwards and downwards, and that progress is a myth. But elsewhere in the world there’s a new degree of optimism driven by the SDGs and...

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  • Radi-Aid App: Change A Life With Just One Swipe

    By on 21 November 2016

    It’s November and thus time for the Radi-Aid Awards. They are about the creativity in fundraising campaigns, an idea started in 2013 by SAIH, the Norwegian Students’ and Academics’ International Assistance Fund. They are awarding creative fundraising campaigns with the Golden...

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  • Farming in sneakers

    By on 22 August 2016

    This feel-good video is a portrait of three young farmers in Tanzania. It comes from SNV, a non-profit, international development organisation, established in the Netherlands. ‘Opportunities for Youth Employment’ is one of their programmes which focuses on the huge problem...

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  • ‘The other is you’ uncovers stereotypes in fundraising

    By on 23 June 2016

    This video is the animated explanation of a project from three students majoring in social communication in Belgium. It is the final study project from Camille Bettonville, Jeanne Eloi and Fabiola Legrain Sanabria adressing the spread of stereotypes in NGO communication. A subject...

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  • Behind the Seams: Who makes your clothes?

    By on 3 May 2016

    Behind the Seams is a new ongoing campaign launched as an indictment of the fashion industry. They started with a clear mission: There should be no mystery as to who is making your clothes. The organisation want to improve the conditions of workers...

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  • The Alphabet of Illiteracy

    By on 26 March 2016

    A lovely campaign from Project Literacy, an initiative backed by education publisher Pearson, about the lifelong, and life-changing impacts of illiteracy. Simple, strong and beautifully made using real sculptures to illustrate every letter, and every point. Agency: FCB Sculptures: Wilfrid Wood

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  • #BarbieSavior Instagram lampoons white saviour complex

    By on 25 March 2016

    The “white saviour” cliché is already well-known among international development circles. It’s a  voluntourist, often American, white, female, and overtly Christian, who engages in overseas volunteerism that’s “all about her.” The concept has already been lampooned by projects such...

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  • Meet the people from the famous Small Change, Big Difference viral

    By on 22 February 2016

    Small Change, Big Difference was one of the most discussed campaigns nine years ago. It was in the second year of Osocio and immediately the best visited blogpost at the time. It was one of the first social campaigns...

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  • Anne goes rogue for abortion rights in PEI #iamkarats

    By on 30 January 2016

    Anne of Green Gables, the fictional character first published by Lucy Maud Montgomery in 1908, has become an icon of Canadian children’s literature and a major tourist draw for the province of Prince Edward Island (PEI). In the books, Anne...

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