We often think of the “other half” as the wealthy, but we find poverty throughout the world today. These are pictures I have taken on some of my travels that show how more than the ‘other half’ actually live. See more of this week’s photo weekly prompt contributions at https://weeklyprompts.com/2018/09/22/photo-challenge-the-other-half/ KENYA One of the numerous slums… Continue reading The Other Half We Don’t See
The Road Taken is the weekly Daily Post photo challenge…and here are pictures of some roads I’ve traveled. For more great pictures go to the Daily Post at: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/the-road-taken/
Houses and Barns is the topic for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, and I found these pictures I took when volunteering in Kenya several years ago. The slums in Nairobi provided insight into the lives of the thousands of residents who live in homes many of us would describe as shanties and shacks. But home is… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto–Houses
In response to this week’s One Word Photo Challenge–Computers, I couldn’t do it with just one picture. The computer is just part of the story. It begins in the slums of Nairobi. In a small school and orphanage surviving on donations. Filled with eager youngsters. Equipped with one computer. https://jennifernicholewells.com/2016/08/30/one-word-photo-challenge-computer/ https://haddonmusings.com/2016/08/31/senior-salon37/
While in Kenya a few years ago, a group of us worked in a school/orphanage/shelter for several days. This door led to the living quarters of homeless boys, and was considered a safe place for children residing in the slums of Nairobi. Would we consider this door an entrance to safety? Would you feel ‘rescued’ if you… Continue reading Is This a Door to Safety?