Daily Foto: Photo Diplomacy goes to Cuba

Apr 26, 2010   //   Cuba, Daily Foto  //  Comments Off on Daily Foto: Photo Diplomacy goes to Cuba

NEW Phodographer Wayne Novak in Cuba, March 2010

Wayne was part of a team from Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra, Florida with a primary mission to visit a remote Episcopal parish in Cuba. Americans involved in humanitarian projects can travel with permission to the island nation. Wayne with the help of others on the trip took, processed, and handed out over 120 photographs for the Dog Meets World project. He reports the diplomatic mission of the project was certainly accomplished and the photos were received with joy.

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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