30 Million individuals worldwide are in need of prosthetic limbs. 90 percent of those live in developing countries. My photographic project aims to shed light on the discrepancy between the first world’s regulations of prosthetics with that of the developing world’s needs.
Jessy, 13, lives in Uganda and has lost a lower leg in an accident when he was six years old. - Thanks to a clinical study about prosthesis from a 3D printer, he can run again.
33 million people in the United States of America have no health insurance.
In Appalachia – in the eastern USA – the need is greatest. An estimated 180,000 people in various circumstances are excluded from regular health care.
In a chess academy in Katwe, a slum of Kampala, Volunteers distribute lunch and give free lessons in chess to children. They compare the chess game with the life: “only who predicts, reaches the goal in the end”.
What is life like when the crisis descends upon your country? When banks have to be bailed out to the tune of 100 billion euros? When at the same time the unemployment rate is 27 per cent? Is it worth fighting when everything seems to be conspiring against you?