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The Disposable Project - Empowering Tanzanian Youth Through Photography

idea by rguerre9

Website

www.the-disposable-project.com

Overview of Idea

With ZIFF being east Africa’s largest film and arts festival, my greatest hope is to exhibit the resulting artwork from TDP in the country where it was conceived in order to foster a sense of accomplishment within these 9 kids and create a solid foundation of awareness for when the book is released.

The Specifics: What will the $5,000 fund?

The funding will make the exhibition of this photographic series a reality. The packaging, crating, and air freight transportation of the 12 25"x19" framed prints to ZIFF and then to Arusha will run $2,600. My airfare back to Tanzania in order to receive the prints once shipped, display, and transport them to Arusha will be $2,501.
I set out on this project to inspire the children and have them notice their potential to produce great work and put more focus more on their academic lives, facilitated by the sponsorship funds collected from a photo book that is currently being put together. What better way to empower them by having their work noticed by the vast international. community and displayed in their home country?

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I want to thank everyone who took the time to check out The Disposable Project page for the Doing Good This Summer competition. Please support the kids and their photography by voting!

For more information, please visit www.the-disposable-project.com :)

by rguerre9
almost 2 years ago | Reply

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$5,000
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Submission Began
Thursday, May 10

Submission Ended
Friday, June 08
at 12:00 PM PDT

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Voting Began
Friday, June 08

Voting Ended
Friday, June 29
at 12:00 PM PDT

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AGE UP Summer 2012
AGE UP Summer 2012

Winner Announced
Tuesday, July 03

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