1. Portrait of a Nation - Ghana


    from EPIC Global Media Added 262K 44 1

    Produced by EPIC Global Media, an award-winning creative agency which signed a Global Development Alliance (GDA) with the United States Agency for International Development Mission to Ghana, this film aims to build and present the brand of Ghana internationally. The production tells the story of a country coming into its own; a nation with ample business opportunities for investors; and an entrepreneurial and energized population ready to change the face of Africa.

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    • Make Aid Transparent


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      This is the video for the Make Aid Transparent campaign, which calls on governments to publish more and better information about the aid they give. You can find out more about aid transparency and sign the petition at www.makeaidtransparent.org This video has been released to the public domain according to the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 license: http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/

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      • LAUNCH 2020


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        NIKE, NASA, USAID, and U.S. Department of State joined together to form LAUNCH in an effort to identify, showcase and support innovative approaches to global challenges through a series of forums. LAUNCH searches for visionaries, whose world-class ideas, technologies or programs show great promise for making tangible impacts on society. For more information about our latest challenge visit http://launch.org

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        • What are we doing here?


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          WHAT ARE WE DOING HERE? is a documentary film that explores why the charity given to Africa over the last five decades has been largely ineffective and at times harmful. The film tells the story of Brandon, Nicholas, Daniel and Tim Klein who travel from Cairo to Cape Town in an attempt to understand one of the paramount problems of our time; the failure to end poverty. www.whatarewedoinghere.net If you are an institution and would like to show the film, please purchase from www.films.com

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          • Timelapse del Pantanal Paraguayo


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            Imágenes y video del post sobre el Pantanal: http://www.yluux.com/2013/03/17/fam-tour-pantanal-2013/ Guyra Paraguay, Wildlife Conservation Society y USAID a través de su proyecto “Ka’aguy Retä – Bosques y Desarrollo” nos invitaron a realizar un viaje de exploración turística al Pantanal Paraguayo. Yluux realizó el recorrido de seis días en total cuesta arriba por el Río Paraguay, partiendo desde Concepción en un viaje de 3 días hasta llegar a la Estación Biológica 3 Gigantes, donde permanecimos por un día y luego volvimos a Concepción río abajo por dos días, totalizando más de 1000km recorridos a través del Río Paraguay y Río Negro. Este timelapse del todo el recorrido fue realizado con más de 15 mil fotos. Cámaras y lentes utilizados: Canon T2i Canon 7D Canon 5D III Canon 16-35mm Canon 70-200mm Canon 100-400mm Canon 50mm Magic Lantern

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            • In It to Save Lives: Scaling Up Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention for Maximum Public Health Impact


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              In It to Save Lives tells the story of how governments and communities in Kenya and Swaziland, with technical and financial support from the World Health Organization, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, have embraced voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) to turn the tide of the epidemic in their countries. Featuring interviews with international HIV prevention experts, national and regional policymakers, and program implementers, the film shows that VMMC programs can be replicated and expanded to reach the critical mass needed for maximum HIV prevention impact. In In It to Save Lives, award-winning filmmaker Lisa Russell weaves together a narrative of success in VMMC programming within communities proud of their contribution to an HIV-free future. For more information on VMMC, please visit: http://www.aidstar-one.com/vmmc

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              • Um Hashem's Story


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                Um Hashem lives in the Fayoum oasis south west of Cairo. When her husband got ill, the pressure to marry off their daughter mounted. Um Hassan felt that her daughter was too young and with the support of her neighbors and the friends she knew from the Arab Women Speak Out (AWSO) program she put forth the case to her husband. This short film is one in a series of portraits of village women, designed to be shown to other women as a way of inspiring them to take make positive changes in their lives. AWSO meetings are held in villages and traditional communities across Egypt and the rest of the Arab world. Women meet together and discuss a wide range of issues from health to setting up businesses and share their life experiences. AWSO is a project of the John Hopkins Health Communication Partnership and is supported by USAID. www.oliverwilkins.com

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                • USAID Donates Ambulance Boats to Pakistan


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                  In the area near Pakistan’s Lake Attabad, residents can now get to hospital faster with the help of two high speed, state-of-the-art ambulance boats. The boats were donated to the Government of Pakistan by USAID and will be used by patients and mothers needing urgent transportation to medical facilities for critical treatments. This video was produced by Pakistan Television.

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                  • SEaB Energy - Sandra Sassow


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                    LAUNCH identifies and supports ground-breaking, often disruptive innovations that show promise in creating a sustainable future. LAUNCH will change our world. MUCKBUSTER® is a self-contained anaerobic digester, designed to process animal manure, organic or septic waste. The digestors can be configured to best suit food growers, livestock farmers and equestrian centres. For more information visit http://launch.org

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                    • Emergency Floor


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                      See our crowdfunding campaign at http://tinyurl.com/EFloor Good Works Studio is a social enterprise founded by graduate students at Rice University. We are excited to announce that our first product, Emergency Floor, has been selected as a finalist for USAID’s Design Innovation Ventures (DIV)! In order to fully qualify for the generous $150,000 grant, we must raise $50,000 independently. In order to reach our goal, we are running a fundraising campaign from June 15, 2015 to July 15, 2015 on IndieGoGo, a crowdfunding platform. DIV’s endorsement is a huge milestone for us and we hope that you can help us achieve our goal. At each and every donation level, you can choose to receive a perk - a gift thanking you for your contribution. The perks range from T-shirts to Mini Emergency Floor Coaster sets to public acknowledgement of your generosity. By making a contribution early in the campaign, you will receive early bird specials for the same perk, and give our initiative a boost in momentum! Additionally, you can join our efforts by donating your social voice in the following ways: LIKING our Facebook page TWEETING the message: Because no family should live in the dirt. #getofftheground #emergencyfloor SHARING a picture on instagram of yourself getting off the ground in a fun creative way and tagging it with #GetOffTheGround We are eager to pilot and implement the latest design of Emergency Floor in devastated regions around the world! We believe that our Emergency Floor with improve the lives of refugee families and your support, in all forms, can make that happen! Yours, Scott/Sam.

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