Malnutrition, poor sanitation and hygiene, and HIV are some of the factors that affect child survival. In this informative documentary, we see the efforts made by UNICEF, NGOs, community leaders and health workers in an attempt to save Africa’s Child.
In a world of growing inequality, Banothile and Sihle are two children who struggle daily for simple things. This poignant documentary shows the children sharing their hopes and dreams as they go about daily activities, like going to school and pumping water from the well.
In a remote village, a little boy finds a bird. He’s about to kill it, when the bird appeals to him, saying he’ll help him at the snap of a finger. A pact is made and the bird follows through, teaching the villagers about nutrition, community cooperation, fair treatment of women, and most importantly, hope.
This PSA was produced in 2010 for Family Health International (FHI), and intended to provoke dialogue around the issue of gender based violence in Tanzania. The script was developed by FHI and MFDI. The PSA presents a very common situation in Tanzania, with a not so common but desired ending.
A Nigerian CEO goes to Ghana to participate in an Energy Commission Forum. When he meets an escort in his hotel bar, he makes her an offer she can’t refuse: to pay her to show him the village where her son lives with her parents. Through this journey, he is awakened to the need to think about environmental and social costs of the oil industry.
Cecilia lived with her husband and children in South Africa. He built her a house with two bedrooms and furnished it. They were happy, until he died tragically in a car accident. His family stepped in, and before long, Cecilia found herself roofless.
Community health workers work with mothers to avert malnutrition and diarrhea in Sargo, a town distant from any hospitals and clinics. They go from house to house, trying to sensitize and inform people about primary health issues. This is a documentary about the tenacious work of these health workers.
On Sharing Day, every child must bring something to share with their classmates at school. But Tabitha’s mother is dead, and her auntie barely gives her food to eat herself, let alone share. Tabitha’s health is rapidly deteriorating as the community gathers around to help her. Will sharing day help to save her?