We invite you to join this powerful and motivated community for good and become part of an amazing experience which is manifesting in the non-profit company, One Mobile Projector per Trainer (OMPT). Join us in our vision to go to the poorest countries in the world and provide a catalyst and means for change.Read More
OMPT has been training and equipping charities and ministries of government to use video in rural communities for over 10 years. We know that video is one of the most powerful tools for effecting behavior change, and we’re excited for another 10 years of revolutionary communication.
Were excited to unveil a new aspect of our intervention: the Capacity Development Program!
One of the greatest things about video is that it’s really versatile. You can use the same camera to film a variety of content. One day, you could make a video about pizza. The next day, you could film a wedding, or you could capture a new band’s first gig. You have the freedom to capture what you want.Read More
Video is so effective for behavior change that it can be used for nearly any discipline such as health, agriculture, education and civic engagement. To put it in the words of our Program Manager, Kristin, “essentially if there is a behavior change component, then video can be integrated.” At OMPT we have worked with partner organizations across a variety of sectors and have witnessed positive change with lasting results. Let’s take a look at some specific examples:Read More
Last month, OMPT worked with World Vision in Bamako, Mali, teaching their staff how to make videos that captured the incredible benefits of the water pump and latrines installed a few months prior. Communications manager Samuel shared his feedback and experience with us:Read More
Anyone who has ever made a New Year’s resolution knows that change is hard. Think of a behavior in your life you want to change, for example let’s say you want to floss everyday. It sounds simple right? And at first it is.Read More
As a recent International Studies graduate of Chico State University, OMPT intern Carli is passionate about how technology can impact the future of marginalized communities around the world. As this week is UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week, we thought it would be a great time to learn more about where she got her start, her excitement for technology in developing nations, and what she thinks might change the world.Read More
For our first project of 2019, OMPT worked with World Vision in Bamako, Mali, a west African country. OMPT trained World Vision staff how to create videos that documented the success of the new water towers, bore holes and latrines that World Vision installed last year. These new improvements will bring better sanitation and health to the schoolchildren and local community.Read More
This was my third trip to Africa and each time I return from this beautiful continent I’m struck by the same thought: people are people everywhere. Regardless of where you live and in what conditions, people have the same desires, are excited by the same things and experience the same emotions.Read More