Daily Foto: First Family Portraits in Niger

Sep 10, 2010   //   Daily Foto, Niger  //  1 Comment


Phodographer Ariane Kirtley in the Azawak region of Niger, April 2010

Ariane is founder of AmmanImman which brings clean water to this very impoverished area of Niger. She wrote “As the sun was setting I had finally made the round of all the families. I printed out “family portraits” for Dog Meets World for the villagers of Tangarwashane. Before meeting me, these people had never seen a camera, a car, or any kind of technology. They lived as people did 500 years ago. Today, they’ve seen so much, from a borehole (for a well), to a camera, to a printer and their very own photo!

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    Phodographer Ariane Kirtley in the Azawak region of Niger, April 2010

    Ariane is founder of AmmanImman which brings clean water to this very impoverished area of Niger. She wrote “As the sun was setting I had finally made the round of all the families. I printed out “family portraits” for Dog Meets World for the villagers of Tangarwashane. Before meeting me, these people had never seen a camera, a car, or any kind of technology. They lived as people did 500 years ago. Today, they’ve seen so much, from a borehole (for a well), to a camera, to a printer and their very own photo!”

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