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LEBANON: Cameras for kids initiative in Palestinian refugee camps | IRIN Middle East

A Beirut-based NGO is training children in Lebanon’s 12 Palestinian refugee camps to take photographs of camp life in the belief that the exercise is cathartic for the children, will benefit the camps financially and lead some of the trainees to work professionally as photographers.

The idea of getting children to photograph camp life struck Ramzi Haidar after a visit to a Palestinian refugee camp, and led him to start the Zakira project.

Read more here: IRIN Middle East | LEBANON: Cameras for kids initiative in Palestinian refugee camps | Lebanon | Children | Economy | Human Rights | Refugees/IDPs | Urban Risk.

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