• "It Starts with a Seed" - Self Help Africa

    3,369 views 4 years ago
    Version two of Self Help Africa's 'It Starts with a Seed' promo, selected by The Gates Foundation as its favourite video in a recent competition.
    It Starts with a Seed explains the key role that local seed can play in the fight to eradicate hunger and poverty in Africa. Show less
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    • Sowing seeds of success - Duration: 78 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      Schmegie Kulbla is a widow and community-based seed producer in Ethiopia.
      The co-operative she is a member of is now producing nearly all of the first generation wheat seed being planted by farmer...
    • Think Africa @ Electric Picnic - The Picnic Peoples' Puppet Forum - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 11 months ago
      'The Picnic Peoples' Puppet Forum' returned to Electric Picnic this Summer to encourage concert goers to 'Think Africa.'
      Using the medium of puppetry, Self Help Africa's Development Education team ...
    • Dorothy - A proud Ugandan mum - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Here's Dorothy Sijambo, a proud Ugandan mum whose farm-work is supporting her children through education. Dorothy's daughter Brenda recently graduated from college. She is an accountant.
    • Lead farmer strikes the right chord - Duration: 71 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Mischek Mwanza is a 'lead farmer' working with Self Help Africa in Zambia's Eastern Province. He used to be a musician, and once had a hit single "Lazy people run away from farming."
      But a career ...
    • Self Help Africa: Plant Clinics Uganda - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      To fight crop reduction caused by pests and diseases, which pose a threat to income and livelihoods in Uganda, Self Help Africa is establishing community-level plant clinics to encourage farmers to...
    • Supporting Africa's women farmers - Duration: 31 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Short clip about women farmers and Self Help Africa's work supporting rural people to grow more and earn more from their land.
    • Supporting Africa's women farmers - Duration: 30 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Short clip about women farmers and Self Help Africa's work supporting rural people to grow more and earn more from their land.
    • Experiencing Africa, Schools' Study Visits - Duration: 100 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      An informational video about Self Help Africa's annual study visits to Africa for post-primary schools. Participant schools are drawn from a network who work with Self Help Africa's Development Ed...
    • Africa - A story of change & transformation - Duration: 111 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      'Africa - A story of change & transformation' is the latest promotional video from Self Help Africa, an international development agency supporting small-holder farming families to grow more, and e...
    • Meskerem Nimane - Rural Entrepreneur - Duration: 2 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Meet Meskerem Nimane a skilled seamstress. Find out how access to credit and support from Self Help Africa helped her to become a skilled business woman too.

      To find out more about the work of Sel...
    • Sweet success of Uganda's beekeepers - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Short video from Self Help Africa that looks at how rural communities in Uganda are using beekeeping as both an income generating activity, and also as the driver of programmes of tree planting and...
    • Women Fisherfolk on Lake Kariba - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Nice account of some amazing fisherfolk who are earning a living from cage fish farming on Zambia's Lake Kariba. The communities around the fringes of the man-made lake are being supported by Self...
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    • Change Her Life - Duration: 63 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Sign Here to Change a Woman's Life : http://www.changeherlife.org

      Women do 80% of the work, yet receive as little as 5% of available supports.

      This campaign is ...
    • Africa Rising documentary - Duration: 55 minutes.

      • 3 years ago
      From Clover films and film maker Jamie Doran, comes a documentary examining the failure of western policies towards Africa and rethinking the role of western aid workers on the continent.

    • Spend one minute in Africa - Self Help Africa - Duration: 61 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      A short visual from international development agency Self Help Africa, that tells without words a positive story of growth, enterprise, commerce and poverty eradication - driven by African communit...
    • Self Help Africa - Combatting poverty - Duration: 2 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Dynamic new promotional clip presenting Self Help Africa's approach to development, and featuring footage from our programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda and Zambia.
    • "Do Something Incredible" - Self Help Africa Irish Appeal - Duration: 86 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Development agency Self Help Africa is appealing for support for the development of community-based seed production systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

      By improving access to good quality seed African ...
    • "Do Something Incredible" - Self Help Africa appeal by Pippa Greenwood - Duration: 90 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      BBC Gardeners' Question Time presenter Pippa Greenwood appeals for support from the general public for support for Self Help Africa's efforts to develop effective community-based seed production sy...
    • COP - Malawi's climate change challenge - Duration: 4 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Across Africa, the climate is changing.
      Across Africa, people are changing too.

      Malawian journalist Tiwonge Ng'ona travels with Self Help Africa to rural communities facing new challenges as a ...
    • Think Africa - Duration: 67 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      'Think Africa' is a video produced by Self Help Africa's Development Education team at Electric Picnic 2013, in Stradbally, Ireland.
      In a homage to Bob Dylan's groundbreaking 1965 'Subterranean Hom...
    • "A Village in Africa" - Blog Introduction - Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Journalist Ciara Kenny travels to Zambia in September, to spend one month living with a rural community in the country's Eastern Province. She will file regular blog reports, video clips and othe...
    • Enset Processing in Ethiopia - The tree against Famine - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      Enset is a remarkable plant. Banana-like in appearance, it is being grown in famine-prone areas of Ethiopia as an insurance against food shortage.
      The plant, with its giant leafy fronds, grows in ...
    • Programme for the Reduction of Poverty (PROP) - Self Help Africa in ZAMBIA - Duration: 25 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      A short documentary film on Self Help Africa's Programme for the Reduction of Poverty (PROP) in Zambia.

      Find out more, visit: http://www.selfhelpafrica.org
    • Can Africa's farmers cope with climate change - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

      • 4 years ago
      Short video by Self Help Africa asking how Africa's small-scale farmers can cope with climate change, and what steps are being taken to mitigate the effects of global warming in sub-Saharan Afric.a
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