H+T have built multi-disciplinary teams in partnership with clients including: Girl Effect, UNICEF, UNFPA, Save The Children and The Shell Foundation. Our insight lead approach to creative strategy grounds out of the box innovation in communication and intervention design.
Based in Nairobi and London H+T draw on 25 years combined creative and strategic communications experience ranging from advertising (Saatchi & Saatchi, BMP DDB) to cutting-edge cross-platform entertainment (Founder/Creative Director @ Pure Grass Films, London).
Since their partnership began in 2015 H+T have driven innovation for third sector social communications brands (Girl Effect, Save the Children, The Shell Foundation) and won grants to design narrative lead programmatic interventions for PEPFAR in Mozambique and the UNFPA in Haiti.
Alongside their client work, H+T have the courage and conviction to prototype new formats and pilot small social enterprises that help ground them in the rich cultural and creative life of the region that is their home from home
Through immersion and collaboration, we uncover insights that resonate and inspire.
We don’t believe in big ideas or small ideas but in creative strategy that speaks to the target audience as human beings.
We deliver creative solutions selecting the right media to engage target audiences be they donors or beneficiaries across platforms.
Close integration with partners ensures our work has clear communications objectives that are measurable.
Third Sector Specialists
H+T specialise in taking tired media formats and outreach interventions and turning them into engaging and interactive experiences.
Many NGO clients face donor fatigue because they fail to deliver content that connects with their target audiences’ increasingly sophisticated media usage.
By engaging target beneficiaries early using participatory media and ethnographic research we seek insights that inform impactful creative and media strategies.
Finding the authentic voice and respecting the complexity inherent in solving other people’s problems are principles that have guided our best creative execution whether that be in mini-documentaries or interactive narratives delivered to girls via call centres in Northern Nigeria.
H+T have experience working as creative strategists and content creators in the following areas:
Violence against women and girls.
Girls and the struggle to complete secondary education.
Refugees and displaced persons.
Big Ideas – H+T can always be relied upon to come up with big ideas that can play out across multiple platforms.
H+T generate distinctive narrative concepts and have the skills to script, direct and edit video film for maximum impact across social and traditional media.
H specializes in photo stories that bring subjects to life. Experience in fashion, PR and journalism.
Creative Writing & PR Editorial
T has scripted and produced multiple brand funded web series and is a published novelist (Twist – Orion Books).
T is a trained qualitative field researcher with experience working in East Africa for the Nike Foundation.
H+T have the skills to create addictive infotainment using narrative to carry key messages.
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