the photographs in this book were taken by the children who live at gisimba memorial centre.
transforming little lives, one camera at a time...
the £5 proceeds from the sale of this book goes to funding arts education at the orphanage, specifically, a 3rd photography workshop, late summer 2010.
the photographs in this book were taken by the gisimba children at the 2006 photography workshop led by the author who also facilitated the first photography workshop at the orphanage in 2005. the sale of this book helps the gisimba children realize their artistic potential, develop marketable skills, publish their art, and THRIVE.
for more information on the photography workshop and its founder, please visit
gisimba memorial centre is an orphanage on the outskirts of kigali, rwanda. over 200 children of all ages live, play, and love here. it is founded by internationally recognized damas gisimba who saved hundreds of lives during the 1994 genocide.
individuals interested in sponsoring an orphan at gisimba memorial center can find more information at www.orphansofrwanda.org
I am a volunteer photographer who partners with other artists, and scholars, activists, and NGOs. A former educator, I am interested in sharing photography with people who cannot afford cameras. Selected Portfolio Africa Mission Alliance, CARE, The Lonely Planet, The United Nations, The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, UNICEF, United Nations
Mother with Child Published January 25, 2009