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Solutions Storytelling Project

Oxygen is a Human Right

From "Solutions Inside Out," a short film from Hatibu Madudu x Build Health International

Steve and David work as traveling biomedical engineers to hospitals throughout the world to fix broken oxygen plants, ensuring that every patient has access to lifesaving medical oxygen medicine. This film is a product of the Solutions Storytelling Project.

Elevating Healthcare Quality + Accessibility

Meet Build Health International

Build Health International is a design-and-build nonprofit that delivers high-quality and dignified healthcare solutions in low-resource settings throughout the world. Founded after the 2010 Haiti earthquake, BHI’s first project was the design and construction of Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais (HUM), a 300-bed national teaching hospital. Since building HUM, BHI has worked on over 200 projects around the world. We partner with nonprofit organizations and local governments to provide architecture, engineering, and construction services that strengthen healthcare infrastructure and systems.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Meet Hatibu

Hatibu Madudu is a social worker by profession and a filmmaker by ambition. His directorial and producing work has been screened in festivals throughout the continent of Africa and he's worked with a wide variety of media companies and brands, from Netflix and M-NET (Multichoice) to the BBC. He's currently working on his second feature.

Making an Impact

We'll be sharing updates as this film makes its way into the world. In the meantime, please send it to someone who you think would be inspired by it. And leave a comment and a like on the video to support this organization's and filmmaker's work!

Film Credits

Director: Hatibu Madudu, Mkaiwawi Mwakaba

Producer: Hatibu Madudu

Cinematography: Chisomo Livason

Editor: Amina Languka, Mkaiwawi Mwakaba

Sound Recordist: Bonface Msunje

Drone Operator: Bonface Msunje

Sound Mix: Eric Musyoka, Decimal Records

Post Facility (Colour): Africa Post office

Colorist: Koome Mwirebua

Assistant Editor: Kelvin Kyalo

Featuring: Steven Mtewa, David Acolatse, Rosanna Niosi

Story Consultants: Rosanna Niosi, Devin Nagle, Sarah Sceery

Executive Producers: Sky Dylan-Robbins, Gabriel Diamond

Producers: Mungai Kiroga, Debra Aroko
Legal Services: Matthew T. Rogers, Esq.

Music provided by: Musicbed

Special thanks: Devin Nagle, Sarah Sceery, Build Health International Medical Oxygen Team, Partners in Hope Hospital (Malawi)

This film is a product of the Solutions Storytelling Project, a Skoll Foundation-supported initiative from the Video Consortium that connects regional filmmakers and social innovators in the Global South to produce solutions-focused short documentaries that catalyze positive change.