The Daily Foto: An Act of Kindness

Oct 8, 2009   //   Daily Foto, Peru, Uncategorized  //  Comments Off on The Daily Foto: An Act of Kindness

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Phodographer Sean Pfitzenmaier in Huilloq, Peru Nov. 2008

The ancient (about 600 BC!) Greek storyteller Aesop wrote “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Dog Meets World is an act of kindness for the planet’s children who have no access or means to personal photography. This photograph acknowledges this child of Peru for all time.

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Praise for DMW

"Participating in Dog Meets World was a truly magical experience, bringing joy and wonderment to all I met."

John Carr, Phodographer across South America

"Dog Meets World unleashes the power of photography as a diplomatic and personal tool in building connections among the people of the world. It embeds a memory in photographer and subject alike."

Prof. Patrick Fleming, Fulbright scholar & Phodographer Cambodia & Kyrgzystan

"You will never know just how important that photo will be long after it is taken and given."

Delores Barr Weaver, co-owner Jacksonville Jaguars

"Dog Meets World went over fabulously in my village. It is a perfect option for Peace Corps volunteers like myself. I like the Foto dog mascot, kids like it, and it is a representation of the peace and the ideas of the project."

Kristen Woodruff, Phodographer Costa Rica

"The kids are absolutely loving Dog Meets World. For a majority, these were the first images of themselves that they have ever owned."

Marti Johnson, Phodographer Uganda