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Facilitating Participatory Video

What is Participatory Video (PV)?  Participatory video is a tool where people jointly make a film to visualise and discuss an issue that is important for them.

What is the aim?  Dialogue and discussion about issues where film provides added value and makes a significant difference in the discussion (especially behavior change, emotionally touching issues and if people are not able to join the meeting or feel more comfortable if they talk in their own environment – for example farmers feel more comfortable if they talk at a farm, than in a meeting room where they might feel shy).

PV is an excellent tool for monitoring and evaluation, since it provides an opportunity for unheard voices to share their stories and give it a platform to be incorporated in a monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning process.

The participatory video process

Following a six-minute video that shows the process of participatory video in South Sudan, completed in the fall of 2019


 Example of a participatory video

Following a 10-minute video about a PV intervention, that evaluated the role of crisis-affected people in resilience building in Majak Bai, South Sudan captured in the fall of 2019.

If you are interested in this approach or training please consult our public training courses or please contact us for more specific information if you would like to apply participatory video at your project >>>> Contact 


Participatory video on water service delivery in South Sudan

Facili2transform conducted a number of participatory video trainings in South Sudan. With VNG -International, water inspectors were trained to discuss water and sanitation issues with the relevant stakeholders in the WASH programme.

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The empowering effect of participatory video!

I am very impressed with the empowering effect of participatory video on the community, government officials and service providers. In addition we started using video contents in our M & E system of our organization and the videos helped us to measure service improvement through implementation of Social Accountability. Tigest Tewabe, Project coordinator, JECCDO