By: Juliana Rincón Parra Markets are full of colors, sounds and life, no matter where in the world they are. Join us as we visit – through images and videos – markets in El Salvador, Mexico, India, Indonesia and Thailand. After seeing the video posted by RocaCristo of the market of Santa Tecla in El Salvador, varistojamonbanua had this to say about the similarities between [...]
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By: Juliana Rincón Parra It hasn’t been easy to try and stop child labor in Nicaragua, and the following videos provide a look into the reasons why many children are still working despite the new laws. While some families are seeing value in getting their children educated and are responding to awareness campaigns, for others child labor is the way they [...]
By: Pablo Jimenez At times we don’t understand how our actions can affect our future, or how our life can change when we choose to follow our dreams. After meeting a 17 year old boy (at the border of Nicaragua and Costa Rica) that had been in prostitution since the age of 12, I had the burden and dream of [...]
Michelle Brock is a blogger and co-founder of Hope for the Sold, an organization that fights human trafficking and exploitation. Describe the process of how Hope For the Sold was birthed? In October of 2006, my husband Jay and I attended a leadership conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Gary Haugen from International Justice Mission was one of the speakers, and it was the first [...]
Director’s note: The world is warming and the climate is changing, whether we like it or not. And it’s going to impact each one of us in some way or the other. The next time a heat wave hits you or a mosquito bites, think about it. But change is inevitable and humans have the gift of shaping their own future to [...]
www.telegraph21.com It was a challenge to keep the human aspect of the tragedy alive, yet succeed in bringing about some clarity on the reasons behind the crisis.” Deepa Bhatia Over the past decade, burdened by debt, nearly 200,000 Indian farmers committed suicide, a shocking statistic largely ignored by the mainstream media. Nero’s Guests follows Indian journalist P. Sainath as [...]
I AM A PILGRIM, A VOYAGER. I WON’T REST UNTIL MY LIPS TOUCH THE SHORE OF THE LAND I HAVE BEEN LONGING FOR AS LONG AS I’VE LIVED, WHERE THERE WILL BE NO TEARS OR PAIN ANYMORE. Eliot Rausch, borned as an artist, even though he doesn’t see himself as a natural storyteller, has a way of capturing a person’s [...]
Part One of the MTV EXIT Campaign and introduction to Human Trafficking. More to come! Stay tuned!
by: Ellen Friedland, Producer Photo and video courtesy of “Delicious Peace Grows In A Ugandan Coffee Bean”, www.deliciouspeacethemovie.com 1. You can buy “Delicious Peace” coffee (www.deliciouspeace.com) after watching the documentary and seeing some of the ways that you can really affect positive changes in these farmers’ lives. 2. You can buy other Fair Trade products as often as possible. [...]
THE ROAD from Road of Resistance on Vimeo. This film may not be what you want to see. It may not be what you want to hear, but it is something we must move to change. From Road to Resistance: In the summer of 2006, four friends from San Diego, California set out on a mission to [...]