After Ebola: Stopping Zika With Grassroots Information

Ebola is easy to demonize. It has visuals of bleeding eyes and mouths and a history of slow, grisly death. Zika doesn’t instill the same fear […]

The Year of Saving Lives

When a young intern at United Methodist Communications (UMCOM) spent her summer of 2015 uploading thousands of Chocolate Moose Media (CMM) animated videos, she was creating […]

Angelique Kidjo’s Praise Of Prevention: Sublime And Angry

Halfway into Chocolate Moose Media’s In Praise of Prevention, the second of three animated videos aimed at Ebola and West Africa, Andrew Huggett’s score starts to […]

TYPE 1 DIABETES AND THE RIGHTS OF CHILDREN

Diabetes is growing so quickly as a public health threat that accurate figures seem to change every month. This year about 400 million people are suffering […]

More Than Three Thousand Ways To Make The World A Better Place

    “Ah sori mama, sampa metcha gif pein,” is “I’m sorry mama for causing you this much pain” in Krio, the national language of Sierra […]

CARLETON UNIVERSITY CONVOCATION SPEECH

The following is the video and text of the convocation speech delivered by Firdaus Kharas after receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Carleton University […]
Ebola Video

Ebola Video Earns Third Award

  The international awards season is underway and Ebola: A Poem For The Living has just picked up its third in as many weeks. Last night it […]

The Urgent Need For Better Communications

This speech was delivered by Firdaus Kharas at the United Nations’ Infopoverty Conference April 10, 2015. In its 15th year, the conference at UN headquarters in […]