Recently I linked to The Girl Effect video. Today I want to share a video produced by Charity: Water. Charity: Water was founded by Scott Harrison who was on the Bringing Philanthropy Online panel with me at the Council on Foundations conference. Scott was a photo journalist before founding Charity: Water and his background becomes obvious as you notice how effectively his nonprofit uses photos and videos to spread the idea that clean water is a high priority need for the developing world.
Here’s the video:
Charity: Water isn’t just showing photos that pull on your heartstrings. They are using storytelling to convey the very real underlying statistics that prove their argument. And then they are giving you an immediate way to take tangible steps towards fixing the problem.