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  • Financial Empowerment, not just Income Support

    Financial Empowerment, not just Income Support

    Momentum hosted a national conference of people dedicated to the development of the most vulnerable in our society. A message that came through really clearly was that all the current asset-building policies support primarily those already with wealth. The more you have, the more you can make. This leaves those without wealth in an extremely vulnerable situation. The corollary then is the less you have, the less you will have. How then do we build capacity and resilience rather than […]

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  • ADVOCATE for Change (Official Trailer)

    ADVOCATE for Change (Official Trailer)

    Discover what Nepalese youth have to teach us about advocating for change in their community. Commissioned by CAWST, an international water sanitation training organization, this participatory documentary puts the camera in the hands of young activists letting them tell their story.

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  • Message from the Field: In Kathmandu

    Message from the Field: In Kathmandu

    With a slow internet connection, intermittent power, I did manage to get one video message out while I was shooting a documentary in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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  • The Price of Being Human

    The Price of Being Human

    My eyes were opened to the challenges faced by people with severe spinal cord injuries. I spent some time with Caylan over a few days and discovered something about what it means to have spirit. Find out more at caylanboysefoundation.ca.

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  • Momentum Financial Literacy

    Momentum Financial Literacy

    Here’s a piece about Momentum’s financial literacy program. We traveled all the way to Claresholm, Alberta to shoot this. :-)  What was so revealing for me though was how important financial literacy is for low-income people as well as high-income.

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Chris Hsiung
chris@hiddenstory.ca
403-660-2187