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Escaping poverty through photography

 FREIeBÜRGER - Germany 20 August 2019

FairMail is a business which aims to help young people escape poverty by teaching them photography. The company’s fair trade greeting cards are made from photos taken by underprivileged teenagers in India, Peru and Morocco, who receive 50% of the profits to finance their housing and education. (1233 Words) - By Micky Seifert

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Freieburger_Fotografieren als ausweg aus der armut 1

Behind the concept is the idea of ​​fair mail, postcards with motives from the developing world to sell, with the countries where these motifs occur, should have a fair share of the profits.Photo: Courtesy of Freieburger

Freieburger_Fotografieren als ausweg aus der armut 2

Janneke Smeulders and Peter den Hond came up with the idea that it gives young people a comprehensive introduction to digital photography, then these young people choose self-motives and shoot and the images are then printed on postcards to be sold again.Photo: Courtesy of Freieburger

Freieburger_Fotografieren als ausweg aus der armut 3

Janneke Smeulders and Peter den Hond came up with the idea that it gives young people a comprehensive introduction to digital photography, then these young people choose self-motives and shoot and the images are then printed on postcards to be sold again.Photo: Courtesy of Freieburger

Freieburger_Fotografieren als ausweg aus der armut 4

Behind the concept is the idea of ​​fair mail, postcards with motives from the developing world to sell, with the countries where these motifs occur, should have a fair share of the profits.Photo: Courtesy of Freieburger

Freieburger_Fotografieren als ausweg aus der armut 5

FairMail's fair trade greeting cards are made from photos taken by underprivileged teenagers in India, Peru and Morocco, who receive 50% of the profits to finance their housing and education.Photo: Fairmail


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