Africa and the Middle East
Through photography, young Syrian refugee and host community young people in Jordan share their personal experiences and perspective on the Syrian crisis as a whole.
In partnership with World Vision UK
Digital storytelling project exploring the impact of international development in China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nepal, Peru and Tunisia
Throughout 2014 PhotoVoice is working with grassroots community members in countries that for years have been the focus of international development work, supporting them to share their personal perspectives on the impact these activities have had on their lives and opportunities.
Trafficked women speak into the silence
Formerly enslaved women, most trafficked across the Sinai desert from Africa to Israel, use photography to speak out against trafficking.
Older people in Ethiopia share their lives, challenges and skill through photography.
In partnership with Age International and HelpAge International Ethiopia.
Thumbnail photo: “Self portrait with my great grandmother” by Tsedonia
CAFOD’s 3-year Water and Sanitary Health project in Zimbabwe aims to ensure that everyone in the target communities has access to enough clean safe water, and knows how to protect themselves from disease through good hygiene practices.
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.