Amanda Koster

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aids is knocking

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project: aids is knocking

team: amanda koster (image stills and video), rabuor village project, loyce mbewa-ong’udi (production support), kennedy ong’udi (production support), sara teitelman, mph (production support), letitia reason, phd (production support)

project description: document through still photography, video a day in the life of several people living in rabuor, kenya… and learn what ’14 million aids orphans’ looks like. rabuor, kenya (near lake victoria) has been greatly affected by hiv/aids and extreme poverty. rabour is is also the birthplace of rabuor village project, an int’l ngo that partners with communities in rural africa as they develop sustainable solutions to overcome the challenges of poverty and HIV/AIDS.

funding: self and private donors, rabuor village project, kodak, glazers, ivey imaging

select awards: IPA Lucie Awards (int’l): 2nd place ‘people’ (8 entreis), Society of Professional Journalism (national): 1st place ‘photo essay’,

Written by amandakoster

July 10, 2009 at 5:58 pm

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