Foto’s Blog: Beautiful children of the Azawak

Nov 21, 2011   //   Foto's Blog, Niger  //  Comments Off on Foto’s Blog: Beautiful children of the Azawak

Phodographer Ariane Kirtley in Azawak, Niger

Ariane along with her husband Denis run Amman Imman “Water is Hope”. They have enthusiastically added photo diplomacy through Dog Meets Word to their projects. See photos of the printer in action as the children await the first photographs that they have ever owned of themselves.

A drought and the violence in Libya has further stressed this subsistence community. Yet in their latest newsletter they write they look forward to their return to Niger to “be welcomed by our dear friends and the smiling, laughing faces of the children we’ve grown to know and love in our Azawak communities. It will be refreshing to sip tea and share stories with our friends, eat fresh vegetables that they’ve been able to grow thanks to the borehole water and listen to songs the children have learned since they’ve begun attending the school that has opened now that water has become available.

We look forward to more photos of the beautiful children of this remote region.

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