28 Feb HOME Storytellers
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After hectic days of planning and careful packing, on a beautiful morning during early September 2019 we embarked on a long journey from Barcelona, Spain to Lilongwe, Malawi. Overwhelmed with excitement, I couldn’t believe that for the first time in my 28 years of life I would be traveling solo with my dad to a refugee camp in a remote country that never in my life I imagined I’d be going to, let alone ever heard of, for our first film development trip as HOME Storytellers. It was a little over a year ago, when my Dad and I decided to make good use of our passion and skills for visual storytelling. Together, we founded a non-profit organization called HOME Storytellers to inspire people, companies, foundations and governments to act in support of proven solutions that enable refugees’ self-reliance through the creation of artful character-driven short documentary films. In this short time we have felt the impact of our work, as an example, Asylum Access, our first film’s grassroots partner organization, recently shared with us that within 7 months, Hot Dogs on a Tricycle had raised almost $120,000 for their refugee legal empowerment programs and that 8 new companies had joined their Hospitality Route Program to support refugee resettlement in Mexico […]
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