Steve McCurry Curated

The mission of ImagineAsia,
a 501(c) non-profit organization
founded by Steve McCurry,
is to
 provide  opportunities to
children and youth in Afghanistan.

Amina & Halima 17 06 15 3.jpgMen haggle over prices at the market. Amina, Bamiyan

One of the programs sponsored by IA is the Young Women’s Photography Initiative.  The goal of the program is to give students the opportunity to document their communities by giving them the tools to create their own art.

S2.Madina-Friba_004R Madina, Bamiyan

“Photography is one of the ways to show or reflect the
realities of our community to others.”
 -Marzia, YWPI student 

S13.Zainab Akbary_019.JPG Retouched_Kacy Edelmayer 5.10.18 Zainab, Mazar-i-Sharif

Participants are enabled to have a voice as they “see” their
neighborhoods and communities in new ways.

S13.Zainab Akbary_001R Zainab, Mazar-i-Sharif

S13.Zahra Adeli_001.JPG NOPSD Zahra, Mazar-i-Sharif

S13.Karima_001.JPG NOPSD Karima, Mazar-i-Sharif

Ranging from street photography and landscapes to
portraits and candids, the images radiate with
resiliency and hope of each young photographer.

S12.Zahra Hassin Ali_017R Zahra, Herat

S12.Zahra Hassin Ali_003R Zahra, Herat

S12.Shokofa Mokhtary_006.JPGNOPSD Shokofa, Herat

S12.Hania Akbary_023.JPGNOPSD Hania, Herat

S12.Hania Akbary_014.JPGNOPSD Hania, Herat

S11.Sughra_011R Sughra, Kabul

S10.Mahsuoma Sataya_017.JPGNOPSD Mahsuoma, Kabul

S10.Fatema_001RRetouched_Kacy Edelmayer 12/26/2017 Fatema, Kabul

S9.Mariam Rajabi_003R Mariam, Kabul

S7.Rizagul_069_R.jpgPSD Retouched Rizagul, Kabul

The students’ photos…

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