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Kom op 3 november naar het Humanity House en debatteer mee

Rwanda broers

Op 3 november organiseren we samen met het Humanity House in Den Haag een debat over de film. Ga voor kaartjes en het laatste nieuws naar hun website.

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November 3 the Hague: Joini us for a debate on In my dreams

Rwanda broers

On November 3 we organise, together with Humanity House in The Hague, a debate about our project. See for more information and for tickets here.

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Film screening and artist talk: In my dreams I want to become a tourist

Rwanda broers

The Rwandan government closes all orphanages because they do not fit the new (economic) status the country aspires. The children are better off with their own family or a foster family, is their argument. Photographer Anaïs López, journalist Paulien Bakker and filmmaker Anisleidy Martínez followed the brothers Hirwa (13) and Jean-Cloude (11) as they went back to their mother Fareeda. Fareeda is 27 years old and too poor to care for them. Still, she is forced to take the boys in. The brothers begin laboriously to a new life in her small cabin with single bed. Will they make it together? The 24-minute film is the heart of the exhibition […]

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What happened to the orphans?

Fisto en Samuel klein

Read our stories on Al Jazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/12/closure-rwanda-genocide-orphanages-exacts-heavy-toll-151215114710827.html Narratively The Grandchildren of Genocide    

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Great news: goal photo auction is reached!

fotoveiling

Great news: we’ve reached our goals for the photo auction! It’s amazing. More news will follow soon, we’re still adding up the numbers. For now: it seems the system got overheated – so many bids, so many emails to send (yes we’re smiling!). It has been sending a few too many. People have been receiving up to 13 emails congratulating them with winning one bid. Apologies for that, we’re working on it. We are very happy with your contribution, but indeed, no need to shout it into your ear… Thank you to everybody for your contribution!

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80 photographers provide work for orphans in Rwanda

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Some 80 photographers have given a picture from their own collections away to help orphans in Rwanda go to school. The photographers participating include Diana Blok, Vincent Mentzel, Eddy Posthuma de Boer, Laura Samson, Marieke van der Velden, Rob Hornstra, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Geert van Kesteren, Carel van Hees and Carla Kogelman (who won first prize at the World Press Photo exhibition last year). Among the selection are beautiful, poignant, historical, current, and award-winning photographs. The minimum prize is € 100,-. Rwanda is closing all its orphanages. The children have had to return to families. But a pilot study by Tulane University revealed that half of the children who had returned […]

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Did you just….?!

Photo taken by the “last orphans” of Rwanda.
“Did you just fart?” Foto tomada por los “últimos huérfanos” de Ruanda.
“¿Te tiraste un pedo? @paulienbakker @missie_lopez @aniscuba

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What relaxes me

Photo taken by the “last orphans” of Rwanda.
“I took pictures of football and when doing different kinds of sports, also pushups. I feel happy when I play sports. It relaxes me. I like to be surrounded by other kids. When I’m with many kids I feel better than when I’m alone.” Emmanwel Tuyisenge (15). Foto tomada por los “últimos huérfanos” de Ruanda.
“Tomé fotos del fútbol y de otros tipos de actividades deportivas, también haciendo barra. Practicar deportes me hace feliz, me relaja. Me gusta estar rodeado por los otros niños. Cuando estoy entre muchos amigos me siento mejor que estando solo.” Emmanwel Tuyisenge (15).
https://www.onepercentclub.com/en/#!/projects/country-without-orphans @1percentclub @paulienbakker @aniscuba @missie_lopez

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Mama Mado and Gakuru

Photo taken by the ” last orphans” of Rwanda.
Solomon Gakuru likes showing off the knitting work of the mother (the woman who takes care of them at the orphanage). Foto tomada por los “últimos huérfanos” de Rwanda.
A Salomón Gakuru le gusta mostrar lo que teje la madre (la señora que los cuida en el orfanato).
https://www.onepercentclub.com/en/#!/projects/country-without-orphans @1percentclub @paulienbakker @missie_lopez @aniscuba

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My place

Photo taken by the “last orphans” of Rwanda.
“We’re afraid because the orphanage is closing and when we have to go out, we don’t know if we will still be able to finish school.” Joseph Ndayizigiye (16)

Foto tomada por los “últimos huérfanos” de Ruanda.
“Tenemos miedo porque el orfanato está cerrando y no sabemos si podremos terminar la escuela.” Joseph Ndayizigiye (16)
https://www.onepercentclub.com/en/#!/projects/country-without-orphans @1percentclub @paulienbakker @missie_lopez @aniscuba

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