We help you tell stories that make a difference.

Through specialist training, photography, video and digital content our award-winning journalists and producers are here to help you tell stories that make a difference. We can work with you in your office or in the field. Contact us to find out how we can help you make an impact through exceptional storytelling and targeted communications strategies.

Our latest work

We worked with the Disasters Emergency Committee to produce photo and video stories highlighting the plight of people affected by famine and drought in South Sudan and Somalia.

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Media Training

Arete provides a range of workshops specifically designed to help charities and private companies fulfil their communication aims. These include photography training, video training, video editing, media training and content gathering. We don’t rely on individuals to have access to expensive equipment, so even if you’re new to the world of digital communication, there is a workshop suitable for you. If you feel that your organisation could benefit from a bespoke training tailored to your needs, drop us an email at info@aretestories.com

Our Trainers

With decades of experience in content gathering, media and communications strategy, our trainers can work with you to help your organisation tell the stories that really matter.

“I was really inspired by this course. It was easy to understand and the trainer really knew her subject.”

Mary-Sanyu, IOM Somalia

“This workshop was fantastic. The practical sessions were really useful and the use of multimedia to teach was excellent.”

Yussuf, ADESO

“This workshop was excellent. It covered a wide variety of very useful areas and the trainer was well versed in the needs of NGOs.”

Suzy, UNICEF Somalia

“Thank you for a lively and interesting workshop. It was really useful for us to get your perspectives on our media work and challenge the way we present ourselves.”

Tracy, Save the Children

Our Services

Arete provides a range of communications services to the for-profit and non-profit sector, helping you to tell your organisation’s story. To enquire about any of the services we provide, simply drop us an email at info@aretestories.com

Arete's People

“I would like to congratulate Jessica and Eva for their great work and their professional and pragmatic approach on this project.”

Dame, Tostan International

“Thanks again for your wonderful images and story gathering, which made the appeal come to life.”

Jenny, Opportunity International

Arete's People

“Thank you so much for sending Eva and Karel on our trip to Kenya! They were both professional and always on the ball.”

Catherine, Cross International

"Kate produces quality material sensitively and is one of the very few photographers we trust to operate in challenging environments.”

Lucy, The Guardian

Our award-winning journalists and content specialists are eager to help you make a difference. Contact us to find out how we can tailor our expertise to meet your needs.

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