Tag: poor

by Jessica Mayberry

Can a Community Producer like Samata, from a slum in Mumbai, ever become fully competitive in a mainstream market? In thinking about Video Volunteers’ future work, I’m realizing we need to develop new models of community video that are scalable and allow for video to be a livelihood for thousands of the world’s poor. We’ve [...] more »

by Jessica Mayberry

This week, I’ve given a lot of thought to how poor communities on the other side of the digital divide are able to connect. The Internet is now only accessible for a tiny portion of humanity. Probably less than 20% of humanity has regular internet access, and in rural India, where 700 million people live, [...] more »