Foto’s Blog: DMW in Christian Science Monitor

Nov 9, 2010   //   Foto's Blog, General  //  Comments Off on Foto’s Blog: DMW in Christian Science Monitor

Teke Wiggin, a freelance journalist, authored an in depth article on Dog Meets World. He interviewed phoDOGraphers Patti Hughes (Guatemala) and Samm Coffin (South Africa and Zambia). He also quoted the response of Georgetown University sociology professor Dr. Sarah Stiles stating Dog Meets World ensures that the dignity of the subjects (being photographed) is preserved and emphasized. Everyone agrees DMW opens up an entree to an interaction across cultures and brings out smiles. READ the entire article here.

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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