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  1. Photos, films & words

      By Ben Gilman

    We have led more than 40 story gathering trips to challenging international environments and interviewed countless vulnerable people in the UK. We know how to get the best out of people and deliver inspiring stories no matter how challenging the situation. We’ve interviewed and  photographed former child soldiers and victims of rape, the seriously ill and their carers, the overworked and […]

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  2. Training your staff

      By Ben Gilman

    We help you increase the flow of stories from the frontline. We develop training programmes and easy to use toolkits that help you, your field staff, services teams and partners develop a nose for a story and an eye for a photo. We combine classroom teaching with practical exercises and mentoring to ensure your teams can approach […]

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  3. Setting up story teams

      By Ben Gilman

    We will support you to set up your own story gathering team. We will review your existing activity, develop an action plan and mentor you as you get your systems and processes up and running. You can also purchase our off the shelf story gathering toolkit. This is packed full of useful advice on planning […]

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  4. The Story Network

      By Catherine Raynor

    The Story Network is a place where charity story gatherers can meet with like-minded individuals to share experiences and participate in open and honest discussions about insights, challenges and best practice. Story gathering is a fairly new investment area for many charities and many have limited capacity in this area of activity. We hope that […]

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