UNICEF Photo Project Helps Tsunami Child Victims

InSIGHT Out Photo Project

“InSIGHT Out” is a UNICEF-supported photo project in Thailand that is providing an opportunity for children in the tsunami-hit province of Phang Nga to express themselves.

The project has given 77 children between the ages of 10 and 15 digital cameras and photography training. It is being carried out by a team of Bangkok-based journalists and photographers who initially covered the tsunami disaster in 2004.

The organizers said most of these youths are from either the minority sea gypsy Moken or migrant communities, so they don’t have local residency and can’t go to school. InSIGHT Out! brings together different cultures, allowing children to interact with youths from other religious and ethnic groups, often for the first time.

[Site: unicef.org]

Published by Chris Malinao

Chris teaches Lightroom as workflow software to photography students at the FPPF, Federation of Philippine Photographers Foundation. He also teaches smartphone photography.