Foto’s Blog: “DMW is the Icing on the Cake” in Vietnam

Jan 3, 2011   //   Foto's Blog, Vietnam  //  Comments Off on Foto’s Blog: “DMW is the Icing on the Cake” in Vietnam



NEW Phodographer Lee Rappaport in Ho Chi Minh City September 2010

Lee, volunteering with others for Humanitarian Travels said this was her first clowning adventure. ” I didn’t know what to expect when we visited various hospitals, orphanages and AIDS children. Yes, it was an eye opener but from the standpoint of how happy the children could be under these circumstances. We saw so many smiling, joyful faces.

The Dog Meets World was the icing on the cake! What a unique experience we were able to share with these children of Ho Chi Minh City. Thank you for introducing us to this special global diplomacy via a cuddly dog (Foto) & photos.”

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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