a) To document the livelihood challenges of the rural and urban poor across Asia.

b) Identify and bring to light policies and social, religious and cultural practices which prevent people from earning an honest living and being an entrepreneur.

c) To highlight the policy challenges of:

  • Entrepreneurs in the micro, small, medium and large enterprise.
  • Education Entrepreneurs whose livelihood is connected to schools.

d) Advocate with the policy makers for changes in policies and with social leaders for changes in practices that can have far-reaching impacts on the lives of the poor.

Some key elements of a shortlisted documentary include, but are not limited to:

  1. Interesting and original storytelling
  2. Relevance to the theme of livelihoods
  3. Technical Competence

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