Facilitates video storytelling for change
Stories make a difference in people’s lifes. It is Facili2transform’s belief that powerful stories trigger people and accelerate changes that will lead to sustainable results. It is Facili2transform’s mission to empower people to get these stories of change vizualized, told and shared. Facili2transform aims to enable professionals (in communication, education, project management and monitoring & evaluation) and organizations to obtain tools, that will help them and their beneficiaries to tell and develop visual stories that will make a positive difference in their lifes and will contribute to social impact and innovation.
From 20th - 30th October, 2016 Simon Koolwijk participated in KinoBerlino. This event is part of the series of KinoKaberet, who organises workshops and opportunities for filmmakers, camera men and women and actors to make their own films with a zero budget. Simon Koolwijk was able to create two movies with two different crews;
Dämonen im Kopf
Simon will submit one of the films to an international festival of short films.
Part of the crew, who filmed and acted in the short movie Dämonen im Kopf
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Student drop out rates declined, teachers behaviour became more disciplined, students became more responsible and student rates increased dramatically at the Debre Work Junior School, Ethiopia, due to the social accountability process. Because this story was recorded and told through a participatory video making process and presented at a stakeholder dialogue meeting, the dialogue that followed made the government to decide to avail substantial budgets and support for other schools in the region to implement the social accountability process.