Africa and the Middle East
Beneficiary and Community Perceptions of Social Protection Programmes
Digital stories by recipients of cash transfers in Kenya and Mozambique.
In partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
Programme Manager Jane Martin and freelance facilitator Ben Thomas have recently completed the workshops for pastoral children in the Somali region of Ethiopia.
Young people speak out about the risks and root causes of human trafficking in their communities. In partnership with World Vision.
Working with Save the Children UK (SCF)as part of their Young Lives Project, PhotoVoice facilitator Venetia Dearden went to Addis to train two local photographers and six children living on the outskirts of the city. Through the workshops the children documented the lives of their families and communities and produced photographs to accompany the research being carried out by SCF in the area.
A photographic dialogue between young Israelis and young Palestinians who have lost family members in the ongoing conflict.
Digital storytelling by township youth infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS
In September 2006 PhotoVoice began a digital storytelling programme working with youth infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS in Africa. The project’s aim was to equip young people with tools through which they can speak out about their personal experiences and attitudes towards HIV/AIDS whilst simultaneously providing them with valuable life and media skills.
Photography by disabled people, in partnership with Healthlink Worldwide
“I know nothing about peace. Since I have been aware of who I am there has been fighting. We can show people in our pictures that war is very bad because we lost our mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts, hands, legs, arms, heads - everything. Peace is the most important thing.”
Sakina, 14 years
In June 2000, 15 HIV+ women, the members of local support group Femmes Foundation Plus (FFP), attended their first photography workshop in Kishasa.
Young people in Afghanistan use photography to explore the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.