Social impact measurement is a survey-based data heavy exercise. Stories on the other hand induce dynamism, imagination and provocation and thus can be a powerful tool to supplement social impact measurement.
Ideas and insights on Nonfiction Multimedia Storytelling for Social Impact Brands
Most bootstrapped social startups and nonprofits struggle to make good quality field videos. In this talk I share 3 tips for them to make better videos.
Rural women from Purnia in Bihar have taken charge of their own destiny. They have come together to form a company that is co-owned and run by them and they are looking for more women to join them on this bandwagon.
Here I talk about the why social accelerators should use storytelling and the 4 types of stories they can tell to show that they are making an impact. Take a listen.
Shabana Biwi from Mahuadad in Jharkhand tells me about the positive changes in her social, personal and economic life after joining SoULS.
In this episode I talk about how a founder can be a good storyteller by recognizing the human story behind a simple business situation. Take a watch.
Storytelling like any of the strategic initiatives that you undertake for your impact organization requires well thought planning and execution. In this episode I’ll talk about the 5 steps you need to take to get started on a storytelling exercise in your organization.
Short documentary films are the best way for social impact brands to emotionally connect and meaningfully engage with various of its stakeholders.
A Short Trailer: Lessons I Learnt On Poverty Alleviation & Social Change From IIT Bombay’s SoULS Project
I spent a week as a documentary filmmaker in various villages of Jharkhand and Bihar to see the social impact of SoULS up close and personal. Take a look at what I learnt from this experience.