Wells of Life in Chad

Bir Dugul, Chad

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girl Bir Dugul Well, Chad

We couldn’t carry water with us since we were in the Sahara (and on the road) for 18 days, so like everyone else in Chad (aside from those who live in N’Djamena, the capital city) we relied on wells for water. You know you’ve reached a well when suddenly there are animals. TONS of animals. Read more

THE REBEL OF SOWETO

South Africa

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boy student South Africa

When the bell rang for children to return to class, this boy didn’t move a muscle. I fell in love with him immediately. Soweto, Johannesburg. Read more

UGANDA’S NEXT DOCTOR AND ENGINEER

Uganda

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I decided to go wandering all afternoon, down through a valley, across a river.

Soon I was both a bit lost, and had a group of 12-14 boys (guessing ages four to 15) walking along with me.

Eventually we stopped near a small waterfall and sat down, everyone crowding around my camera’s LCD to see what water looks like when a camera makes it “stop moving.” “Wow, wow, wow!” “Can I try?” “I want to try!”  Read more