As soon as I stepped in Dover, a gentleman who busied himself propping up a sign that read, “BAN LIVE EXPORTS” caught my eye. Every first Saturday of the month from 12 noon to 3:00pm, Ian and his partner Yvonne along with other members of the community under an organisation named, “Kaale” protest against live […]
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The moment I’ve been waiting for after five long, hard years of ploughing through production, post production, festivals, pitching, distribution and all the nitty gritty bits and bobs in between that goes left unseen… Amazon Souls has finally released to the public and I’m so excited to share it with the world. The first network […]
Walking through the beautiful streets of Florence, the intricate detail on the walls and within the architecture astounded me. The Cathedral, the leather markets, the language, the hand gestures, the stoned walls… Then, I walked into a photography exhibition raising awareness of poorly treated animals in farms, why it’s a good choice to become vegan […]
After 16 days at sea, my cruise has come to an end. I learnt how to relax, made wonderful new friends, explored cities and sights I had always fantasized about (Tenerife, Malaga, Cartagena, Barcelona, Nice, Florence, Pisa, Rome) and most importantly, delivered presentations on the Amazon Souls, Berbers of Ourika Valley, The Lost Nation Road […]
It is with great pleasure that I announce my partnership with Rainforest Concern charity organisation to distribute a percentage of profits from any funds generated through this project to the Huaorani tribe, whom I have lived with, in the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador. In 2010, I followed my childhood dream to travel to the Amazon rainforest […]
In Cebu, some houses have been rebuilt. But a close source told me that Tacloban is still in pieces and towns nearby, are still in need of help after the media focused their attention predominantly on Tacloban.
Rafael Correa, President of the Republic of Ecuador, has written a letter to me regarding the Yasuni ITT. I guess my efforts reached him in the end! Now, to move forward…
Post by Sarah Begum.
Please read this post and sign the Huaorani’s petition
Mission Philippines: Emergency Food Distribution for the Typhoon Haiyan victims with Global Aid Trust, November 2013
On November 8th 2013, Philippines experienced the strongest super typhoon ever to hit land, killing thousands of people and destroying their homes. Millions have been affected and many are still left hopeless. Seven days after Typhoon Haiyan hit, I joined Global Aid Trust to distribute emergency food supplies to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Northern […]