NGO photography in West Africa – images by Jason Florio

Meet Sawadatou, Senegal, West Africa ©Jason Florio

Meet Sawadatou, Senegal, West Africa ©Jason Florio

Jason Florio is documentary photographer, and filmmaker with over 20 years experience of living and working in Africa

‘Sawadatou is a refugee who fled from conflict in the Central African Republic and sought refuge in the Casamance region of Senegal. Her journey to Senegal was a treacherous one, which sadly claimed the life of one of her six children. Upon arrival in Senegal, Sawadatou had nothing’ Village Aid, NGO

Women carrying cane and bananas, Ghana, West Africa - image © Jason Florio

Ghana, West Africa – image © Jason Florio for Village Aid

Portrait of a shop owner, Ghana, by Jason Florio for United Purpose

Portrait of a shop owner, Ghana, © Jason Florio for United Purpose

Ghana has made considerable progress in reducing poverty. Despite this, there is growing inequality as the gap between the rich and poor widens. United Purpose has worked in Ghana since 1999. We work in the northern enclave- specifically the Upper West region (still the poorest in Ghana), Northern Brong Ahafo, Northern Volta Regions as well as Kwahu North District. United Purpose

Portrait of a farmer, West Africa, by Jason Florio for United Purpose, Senegal

Portrait of a farmer, West Africa, © Jason Florio for United Purpose, Senegal

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