“My Village” Inspires Young Laotian Children Three Years Later

Rain Barrel Associate Barbara Kolucki was instrumental in getting this UNICEF-supported TV series for children off the ground in Laos. Now in its third year, “My Village”   http://uniceflaos.blogspot.com/2014/03/from-sesame-street-to-my-village.html continues to inspire and educate young Laotian children with fun, true-to-life stories acted out by characters from different ethnic backgrounds and children living with disability. Mimi Phetsomphou, […]

RBC and Arigatou International ink agreement to promote youth inter-faith dialogue

Rebeca Rios-Kohn and Robert Cohen signed a Letter of Agreement on behalf of Arigatou International and Rain Barrel Communications, respectively, to promote inter-faith dialogue among young people in support of an innovative TV and cross-media initiative called My Faith, led by producers in Italy, Singapore, Brazil and the United States.The My Faith project aims to […]

New publication remembers Jim Grant, champion of the world’s children

There are not too many genuine heroes around these days — moral giants who fuel progress  for all and inspire the best in humankind.  James P. Grant, who we had the privilege to know and work with, was just such a hero.  Hugely influential during the 15 years of his tenure at the head of […]

RBC Associate Loch Phillipps ACEs it with new short film

By Loch Phillipps, Offramp FilmsOne of the best things about documentary filmmaking is being able to indulge my interest in other people. I believe everyone has an interesting story in them, which might well render me less effective as a filmmaker because I don’t automatically gravitate towards the most charismatic person in the room. In […]

Interview with RBC Associate Carmen Cronin

 CAREER GUIDANCE FROM CARMEN CRONIN, SOCIAL AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION PRACTITIONER BASED IN KAMPALA, UGANDA Photo credit: Viktor Pauer1) What qualities do you look for in the people you hang out with? I look for people who are curious about the world around them, aren’t afraid to try new things, laugh heartily, and are genuine.2) What […]