Faces from Lesotho

All the funds raised by Menu for Hope 4 will go to support the
school lunch program in Lesotho, as well as supporting the WFP buying
from local, subsistent farmers who practice conservation farming.

We sent a whole bunch of disposable cameras to Lesotho a few weeks
ago, and asked the children, teachers, and farmers participating in the
program to take photos of their daily lives. We wanted them to help us
document their lives and their stories, to bridge the distance,
physical or otherwise, between us. When we got the cameras back and
developed the films, we were completely swept away by the power of
those images. Unlike photographs filtered by the professional eye, these came from the perspective of the
people there. They are showing us a bit of their world, from their own
point of view.

Here’s a little teaser, a collection of some of my favorites. Some
of them are truly amazing, especially when we remember that they were
taken by untrained eyes, with simple disposable cameras.

Help support Menu for Hope 4, choose your raffle prizes and donate now.

More faces from Lesotho.

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  • http://www.winosandfoodies.typepad.com/ barbara

    That is great Pim. It really personalises the campaign.

  • http://fattymcbeanpole.blogspot.com/ Jess

    The photos are amazing.

  • http://www.winefornewbies.net/ Bill

    I look around my home after looking at these photos, and I realize once again how amazingly blessed I am.
    I’m going to buy some raffle tickets right now, and I’m even more proud to be participating in this year’s event.
    Bill Wilson
    The Wine For Newbies Podcast

  • http://www.lifebeginsat30.com jen maiser

    Love that you did this … can’t wait to see more of the photos.

  • http://www.redboy.com redboy

    these pics are amazing. thank you so much for sharing :) ))

  • http://whatsforafters.blogspot.com Cal

    Oh my goodness, those are amazing photos. I love the one of the dresser with all the plates displayed.
    You could auction off prints – I’d buy tickets!





  • http://www.desinle.com/ Desinle

    the picture does not seem to load.. i am on chrome browser on windows..