Photography

The Mwelu Foundation works with a team of 45 boys and girls who have been provided with basic cameras and tasked with capturing "all that is good and bad" in their lives and the community. Please take a look at some of our photos below.

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Young Stars

Young Stars

Photographer: James Otieno

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Carrying Rocks

Carrying Rocks

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Preparing Chang'aa Ingredients

Preparing Chang’aa Ingredients

Photographer: Elijah Mumo

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Our Ball

Our Ball

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Reflection by the Road

Reflection by the Road

Photographer: Rogers Oluoch

Studying by Candle-Light

Studying by Candle-Light

Photographer: Steven Otieno

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Start of the School Day

Start of the School Day

Photographer: Simon Onyango

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

Photographer: Peter Gikonyo

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Future Police Officers

Future Police Officers

Photographer: Maxwell Odhiambo

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Alcohol in Mathare

Alcohol in Mathare

Photographer: Moses Masteba

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A Helping Hand

Reflection

Photographer: Peter Gikonyo

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Crossing Mathare River

Crossing Mathare River

Photographer: Maxwell Odhiambo

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Meat Seller

Meat Seller

Photographer: Steven Otieno

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Beans

Beans

Photographer: Calvin Muturi

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Potatoe Peeler

Potato Peeler

Photographer: Gladys Waithera

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A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Water Shortages

Water Shortages

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Struggling with Water

Struggling with Water

Photographer: Steven Otieno Ochieng

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Long Call

Long Call

Photographer: Simon Onyango

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Home Made Toys

Home Made Toys

Photographer: Moses Ouma

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Fetching Water

Fetching Water

Photographer: Peter Gikonyo

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Sleeping in the Sun

Sleeping in the Sun

Photographer: Leah Wanjiku

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Smouldering Shoe

Smouldering Shoe

Photographer: Steven Otieno

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Swimming in the Mathare River

Swimming in the Mathare River

Photographer: Tobias Achual

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Home-Made Pool Table

Home-Made Pool Table

Photographer: Maxwell Odhiambo

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Public Toilet

Public Toilet

Photographer: Michael Muia

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Sleeping Rough

Sleeping Rough

Photographer: Eric Omwanda

Home Banks

Home Banks

Photographer: Calvin Muturi

Searching for Scrap

Searching for Scrap

Photographer: Calvin Muturi

Small Business

Small Business

Photographer: Elijah Mumo

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Young Guard

Young Guard

Photographer: Elijah Mumo

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Toilet Guard

Toilet Guard

Photographer: Steven Otieno Ochieng

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Rubbish Heap

Rubbish Heap

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Drunken Sleep

Drunken Sleep

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Odd shoes

Odd Shoes

Photographer: Anthony Mwelu

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Playing in the Rain

Playing in the Rain

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Flower

Flower

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Recovering from post-election violence

Recovering from Post-Election Violence

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Recovering from post-election violence

Recovering from Post-Election Violence

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

Tear Gas

Tear Gas

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Caught in the Back of the Head

Caught in the Back of the Head

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Flaming Homes

Flaming Homes

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Burning Bus

Burning Bus

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Preaching

Preaching

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Daily Needs

Daily Needs

Photographer: Steven Otieno

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Television Antennae

Television Antennae

Photographer: Steven Otieno

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Chang'aa Bar

Chang’aa Bar

Photographer: Joan Convene

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Drunken Resting Place

Drunken Resting Place

Photographer: Simon Onyango

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Gold in the House of a Poor Man

Gold in the House of a Poor Man

Photographer: Josphine Achieng

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Green Vegetables and Fruit

Green Vegetables and Fruit

Photographer: Anthony Mwelu

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Going Home with Nothing

Going Home with Nothing

Photographer: Rachael Anyango Ouko

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Hairdressing

Hairdressing

Photographer: Angela Wanjiku

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A Comfortable Sleep

A Comfortable Sleep

Photographer: Anthony Mwelu

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Roasting Intestines

Roasting Intestines

Photographer: Judy Joy Mugechi

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A Cinema in Mathare

A Cinema in Mathare

Photographer: Moses Masteba

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Photographer: Simon Onyango

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Washing Clothes

Washing Clothes

Photographer: Rachael Anyango Ouko

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The Mwelu Foundation Kids

The Mwelu Foundation Kids

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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The Next Generation

The Next Generation

Photographer: Rachael Anyango Ouko

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Disconnected Water Supply

Disconnected Water Supply

Photographer: Joseph Kinyua

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Photographers' Eyes are the Mirrors of the World

Photographers’ Eyes are the Mirrors of the World

Photographer: Judy Joy Mugechi

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Distressed

Distressed

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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The Aftermath

The Aftermath

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Mother Flees with Child

Mother Flees with Child

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Violence Erupts Again

Violence Erupts Again

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Set Me Free

Set Me Free

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Juvenile Detention Centre

Juvenile Detention Centre

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Mathare Valley

Mathare Valley

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Water

Water is Life

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Mother and Child

Mother and Child

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Daily Life

Daily Life

Photographer: James Otieno Moses Masteba

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Brewing Chang'aa

Brewing Chang’aa

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

Searching Through Gutters

Searching Through Gutters

Photographer: Simon Onyango

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Toy Tyre

Toy Tyre

Photographer: Moses Masteba

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Toy Truck

Toy Truck

Photographer: James Otieno

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Is this Negligence?

Is this Negligence?

Photographer: Kevin Masaba

When the Sun Goes Down

When the Sun Goes Down

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Preparing Chang'aa

Preparing Chang’aa

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Brotherly Love

Brotherly Love

Photographer: Steven Otieno Ochieng

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Julius' Youth Football Team

Julius’ Youth Football Team

Photographer: Rachael Anyango Ouko

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When it Rains...

When it Rains…

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Ghetto Dangers

Ghetto Dangers

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Have Hope

Have Hope

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Valley View School

Valley View School

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Fire Damage

Fire Damage

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Local Business

Local Business

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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Slum Violence

Slum Violence

Photographer: Julius Mwelu

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