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I enjoy photographing in Africa, specifically in East Africa (Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, Sudan) – that’s where I am from. But more than anything, I have a very soft spot for photographing children. The reasons I photograph people in Africa are many. The most important reason however is to raise social awareness, and where possible, raise money. When I photographed in Karamoja in 2008, a very hot spot in terms of local tribal conflicts, a group in Texas used my photo essay to fundraise for money and items worth $250,000 for education purposes in Karamoja, Uganda. God has given me a gift, and I want to be a good steward of that gifting. I am now getting into projects that I am passionate about. I believe that we can organize small farmers in Africa to increase their household incomes three-fold within two years and possibly tenfold within 5 years. I would like to ambitiously believe God that we can impact more than 5 million farmers by 2020. If we do that, then children of farmers such as these in these photographs are able to be afforded critical services by their parents such as a good education, health care, food security, clean water, etc. We may not be able to eradicate poverty, since poverty is relative, but I am certain that we can alleviate it. Small steps such as buying premium prints from select images can help us in this cause. Please buy our African photos/ Ugandan photos/ East Africa photos and licenses or ask us on how you can get involved in efforts that will meaningfully change lives of poor families in very economically sustainable ways – not charity! Enjoy the photos.

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