• Feasibility study on supporting artists in transforming narratives in Latin America

    With this Feasibility Study, Hivos aims to better understand if creating a new program inspired by R.O.O.M. is feasible and strategic. The program would be designed to support the Freedom of Expression in Latin America in four countries – Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, and Guatemala – with a special focus on gender and inclusivity of women, Afro-descendant makers and creatives from indigenous populations.

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  • Financial Management and Sustainability Toolkit for Creatives in East Africa

    The R.O.O.M program developed this Financial Management and Sustainability Toolkit to support creatives in East Africa in planning for and delivering financially healthy enterprises.

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  • The Utility and Viability of Digital Technologies

    This research explores the utility and viability of digital technologies in the production and promotion of critical audio-visual content by creatives.

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  • Intellectual property: a toolkit for creatives in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania

    This toolkit is a result of several interventions that have been carried out between 2017 and 2022 by Resource Of Open Minds (R.O.O.M) project at Hivos.

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  • Mid-term Evaluation

    Mid-term Evaluation of the “R.O.O.M – Freedom of Expression in the 21st century” program.

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  • Excelling in Tandem: Past, Present, Future

    New Ways of Working for Creatives in the COVID-19 Context.
    A Research for Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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  • Creative hub leader’s toolkit

    Creative hubs play a vital role in supporting the self-sufficiency and independence of makers of cultural and media productions. As ‘convenors of creatives,’ hubs serve local communities and connect creative practitioners.

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