Where do I look through?
A young married girl is learning how to use a camera.
Young married girls are learning how to use a camera while their program leaders assist them.
"Oh I See"
A program facilitator is showing a young married girl how to use her camera.
Community members look through the window as young married girls learn about the Photo Voice project they are about to participate in.
To overcome the language barrier, different colored nail polish was used to paint key functions on each of the donated cameras.
A young married girl is practicing using her camera. The project was made possible through generous donations of used cameras, batteries and memory cards,
A simple joy
A photo voice participant smiles for the camera.
We are like sisters
These program participants have spent over a year together as group members participating in CARE Ethiopia's TESFA Project. The project is designed to provide economic empowerment and sexual and reproductive health information to young married girls in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia.
This is the first time each of these girls had ever used a camera, however they learned quickly.
A staff member is providing a refresher on how to use the camera after she has had some practice earlier in the week.
Selecting Their Best Shots
These young girls are working with a program staff member to select their mist important photographs from the project.
In Her Vision
One of the participants is explaining meaning behind the photograph she took. One reason photo voice is so powerful is that it provides a platform for participants to communicate the aspects of their lives or stories that they feel are most important.
These girls (ages 14-19) were the proud participants of a photo voice project that showcases their lives as young married girls.