Amina Mohamed, founded Cameras For Girls to change the lives of girls and women in Uganda, through the power of photography.
Like other charities worldwide right now, Cameras For Girls are preparing for Giving Tuesday on November 30th and for their year-end appeal fundraising campaigns.
When speaking to potential donors, many think the only way to support a charity is through monetary means. So, I thought I would write a blog post about the 10 ways to support a burgeoning charity, like Cameras For Girls.
As technology becomes more widely accessible it increased the opportunity for women to become empowered. Learn how the camera is a tool to empower women in Africa.
Mentorship is part of our 4-phase program and why it matters so much to us that these young women have mentors who will support them on the path toward becoming journalists.
In Africa, girls and women face many challenges that prevent them from achieving their full potential and equaling the gender gap.
We’ll look at what exactly women’s empowerment means, how it impacts women, and why it’s so important to support and fight for it.
Vivian Nantambi took our 3-day photography workshop in 2019, followed by our year-long online training, and built her career as an Executive Director of a non-profit called The Network Girls Tech Initiative Uganda.
Let’s look at how donating makes us all feel good while simultaneously improving our lives, both emotionally and financially.
Any developing nation striving towards improving the lives of its female population would benefit significantly from adopting appropriate means that ensure female empowerment and skills development.
Female journalists in developing countries often make 60 percent less than men with the same skill sets.
Female empowerment has been a topic of conversation among world leaders, the private sector, philanthropists, and the media.
Cameras For Girls is not just about photography – it’s about empowering women through their passion for storytelling and allowing them to share their stories with the world.
Gender inequality is one of the most important issues in the developing world, and its importance extends far beyond the boundaries of that region.
I am proud to introduce Ugandan photographer Miriam Namutembi. In our series of interviews with notable and professional jo
Scientists have discovered that humans are naturally inclined to act in ways that benefit society as a whole and each other, even if those acts don’t benefit them personally.
Miriam Watsemba is a young documentary photographer in Uganda who is setting her chart proudly.
Joyce Kimani is a young and talented Kenyan young woman, who attended my last Cameras For Girls training in Kampala, Uganda. She was in Uganda to earn her degree in Mass Communications and Journalism from Makerere University. This would be our last training in June 2019 before COVID hit and everything was stopped.
Since its inception in August 2017, Cameras For Girls has diligently taught photography and business skills to marginalized females endeavouring to become journalists in Africa. However, we realized we needed to pivot over the last 20 months under COVID. Thus, we built a robust video library, so our students could continue developing their photography and business skills instead of having the in-person training we could not deliver.
Brandy Valentine Azeirwe attended the Cameras For Girls’ second photography training, conducted in Uganda in June 2019. At the time, she was a recent graduate from the Bachelors’ degree program in Mass Communications and Journalism from Uganda Christian University in Kampala