#Portrait4Change

Our model provides employment opposites for photographers living in developing countries while compensating each subject we photograph and interview.

 
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zAHID, 7 YRS OLD. aFGHANISTAN

Everyday Zahid goes to his father’s shop to sell fruits. Zahid wants to become a Mullah [Priest] in the future but he is still not registered in school.

Zahid and his family were aided by Relief Without Borders. In honor of Ramadan, Relief Without Borders is delivering aid to families in Afghanistan. For $100, you can sponsor a family’s delivery of aid, toys and their iftar [break of fast] meal.

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Seeta, 4 yrs old. AFGHANISTAN.

Seeta works at her family’s make [plastic] shift hotel in old Kabul with her brother and father. When people order tea at their hotel, Seeta is the one who brings them their tea or food. She sells tea to guest for $10 Afgs [around 1 cent]. She is one of many that has received payment from Relief Without Border in exchange for her portraits taken. Relief Without Borders also returned to Seeta the following week to serve her family a Iftar [break of fast] meal with aid including: clothes, shoes, and toys for her and her siblings.

 
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Almas, 5 yrs old. afghanistan

“My dad works as a farmer for the land owner in exchange for a meager income. The shoes I had we're too worn out to wear — so my dad will use the portrait money from Relief Without Borders to buy me new shoes.” - Almas


“Relief Without Borders is showcasing common humanity through storytelling.”

-U.N. Special Magazine