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art & advocacy :: street children have a voice :: U.S. gallery exhibit

art & advocacy :: street children have a voice :: U.S. gallery exhibit

This past Saturday was the opening for my very first U.S. photography exhibit. It was hosted at Monkey Bottom Collaborative (aka: MoBo) a new gallery space in Durham, NC.  Next month the exhibit will move to Projekte Gallery in Wilmington. Piepushers, Durham’s newest pizza truck, was parked out front. Amazingly yummy pizza. And we served [...]


Moses :: 18 yrs :: 2nd grade education

Moses :: 18 yrs :: 2nd grade education

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Story Exhibit :: This Weekend!

Story Exhibit :: This Weekend!

  I promised to post the stories of the children I was working with. I have been buried in their stories for over a month now. To give you an idea…. I have 76 GB of data from the 1 week workshop that I taught. This data includes photographs that I took, scans of their [...]


Workshop Days 3-5 :: Prints, Narratives, & Guest Photographer

Workshop Days 3-5 :: Prints, Narratives, & Guest Photographer

It is Sunday now, and I have three days of the workshop to catch you up on. Well, technically there is Day 3 (distributing and discussing photos) and Day 4 ( Storyboard and Narrative Interviews), but on Saturday I serendipitously met some photographers working on a photo story for USAID about rehabilitation and recovery from [...]


Workshop Day Two :: Storyboards

Workshop Day Two :: Storyboards

Today was another incredible day working with the kids. Four girls joined us today, all near ages of 16 or 17. I wanted more girls in the workshop anyway…so when I heard about them, I asked them to come. Since school is in session here, only kids that are not in school can participate because [...]


Workshop Day One :: Camera and Storytelling Essentials

Workshop Day One :: Camera and Storytelling Essentials

Today I started a photo storytelling workshop for street kids, hosted at Child Restoration Outreach. There were 7 boys and 1 girl. Apparently more girls will be joining tomorrow. It was really a great time. The kids were amazingly attentive.  Harriette, the CRO educator, translated for me into the Luo language because only two of [...]


Connecting with Street Kids :: Photo Storytelling Workshop

Connecting with Street Kids :: Photo Storytelling Workshop

After spending time at the garbage dump in the middle of town, I wanted to find a way to connect with the kids there. I wanted to find out what their stories are – and to help the kids tell their stories. I decided organize a storytelling workshop that incorporates photography, illustration, and words. I [...]


King of the Fill :: rubbish as a child’s livelihood

King of the Fill :: rubbish as a child’s livelihood

These boys have no other way of life. They sleep on the main streets under shop verandas at night, and by day they collect trash, make something useful from it, and resell it to get money for food or whatever other things a homeless teenage boy spends his money on. My friend told me that [...]


Water +

Water +

This gallery will contain any water themed photos. There may be other water related photography on other posts that are not included here. Please do not hesitate to look through the other posts if you are looking for water stock photos ! If there is a new category that you’d like to see photos of, [...]


Sustainable Programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC): Kampala, Uganda

Sustainable Programs for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC): Kampala, Uganda

Today I visited an orphanage that we support with a sustainable livestock program. We support forty orphanages in Kampala alone, using this livestock model. At this particular orphanage, most of the children were rescued from vulnerable situations where their parents did not care for them properly, would not take ownership of them, or where they [...]