Announcing #ChangeOurPicture Cell Phone Photography Competition


This is a cellphone photography competition open to anyone who lives in an informal settlement in Africa. When you search for images of slums on social media what do you see? Dirt, despair, desperation? Informal settlements are alive with possibilities and places of great resilience and innovation. To enter and for more information click below!

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Photo of the Day

On the Road

“The Great Ball on which we live. The world is our home. It is also the home of many, many other children, some of whom live in far-away lands. They are our world brothers and sisters.” 

— Primary school geography textbook, Alabama, USA, 1936

Quote and photograph both from The Age of Zinc’s Memoir of a Zimbabwean Slum Dweller. Read more here.