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Husband and wife team Shirley HAN Ying and Chris Gelken created Ridealist in 2009 to produce short videos to showcase the efforts of grassroots non-profits, community groups and individuals who otherwise would not have ready access to professional media services. Since then, we have produced more than 30 videos for NPOs in China, Hong Kong, Britain, Kenya and Uganda whose efforts are making a valuable and positive contribution to society on a volunteer/pro-bono basis.