Millennium Discovers - HOPE: Alleviating poverty among the hill tribes of northern Thailand


“Hope” tells the story of DeeDee, a community leader, who explains how the Integrated Tribal Development Program (ITDP) brought prosperity to his village.

ITDP is a non-profit organization in Chiang Mai, Thailand that works to alleviate poverty among the hill tribes of northern Thailand. They use a holistic approach to development that empowers locals to meet their own needs.
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This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew, produced in conjunction with COM 212: Social Justice Communication, a travel course led by Dr. Christopher Boulton at the University of Tampa –

Producer: Carolyn Plantin
Director: Kathleen Duke
Cinematographer + Editor: Jason Ryan
Sound Design: Chelsea Robinson