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Developing World

We have 286 blogposts about and from the Developing World.
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  • #TrendOnThis: Celebrity PSAs done right

    By on 23 July 2015

    Adland’s Kid Sleepy drew my attention to this fantastic campaign for awareness of the ebola crisis. #TrendOnThis is an attempt to change the Twitter trends from trivial celebrity gossip to important news about the international fight against ebola. To...

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  • Doctors of the world needs money to get a child crying

    By on 12 July 2015

    One simple twist in a visual or copy is often used technique in traditional advertising. It makes you stand out. And it can still work proves this campaign from the Doctors of the World (Médecins du Monde). It’s a fact that children...

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  • Science can change the world these unsung heroes prove

    By on 9 July 2015

    This video is part of a storytelling campaign from science-based company DSM. I post it here because of the feel good character. It is about what is happening now. The development in science is going fast for a very long time....

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  • Bailout For Children when the Greek rescue fails

    By on 5 July 2015

    The Greek bailout crowdfunding project is an amazing movement but also very ambitious. When writing this blogpost still €1.6bn is needed and there are only 38 hours left for this project on Indiegogo. What to do with the money when the...

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  • Deadly Shadows #ShineALight

    By on 17 June 2015

    This new video from Human Appeal, called ‘Shine A Light’, explores the causes of child mortality around the world. It shows a child’s shadow frozen in time and seamlessly replaced with the identical shadow of a genuine arrangement of rotting food,...

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  • When sharing is similar to solidarity

    By on 16 June 2015

    Solidarity, it’s my main motive to make Osocio. Sharing knowledge and creativity for everyone who wants to make this world a little more beautiful. Sharing talent, enthusiasm, love, emotion, happiness, joy and belief just like the people in this new very funny...

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  • Anti-obesity campaign is a big shame

    By on 22 May 2015

    And I mean that literally. It’s shaming and it’s shameful, really. This campaign, by LatinWorks, Austin for “League Against Obesity” (Liga Contra la Obesidad y el Sobrepeso in Guatemala) shows heroes that boys traditionally dream of becoming. There’s a fighter...

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  • Grim Reaper Sings the Song About Water

    By on 16 April 2015

    To many children die of diseases caused by waterborne diseases. UNICEF was desperate and asked for help to the man with the scythe. Grim Reaper came with this song straight from the Swedish tundra to donate for purifying water.

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  • Give Child Marriage the Finger

    By on 17 March 2015

    Who likes child marriage? Nobody. Well, nobody you know, anyway. This campaign from Plan UK gives everybody the chance to show how they feel about it. It’s a smart take on the traditional ‘charity wristband’ that starts with instinct...

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  • A new way to tell an old story

    By on 11 February 2015

    This partnership between UNICEF and trap artist RL Grime is a new way to tell the child marriage story. Is it a music video? Branded content? A content film with a soundtrack? Or just a way to get a new...

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