Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Blog Action Day '08: POVERTY



I've been thinking about this post for more than a month. I've been mulling the words over in my brain. I've been staring at the screen for much too long. I am at a loss for words. The problem is so great, and so varied, that one post could never do it justice.
My photos tell a story.
Too many people in my country and across the world are unemployed.
Too many people are not able to feed themselves.
Too many people are not able to feed their children.
Too many children have no-one to care for them.
Too many people don't take notice.

Every six seconds, a child dies of hunger. Every six seconds, a child dies of hunger. Too many things about that statement just does not seem right.

Waiting for the world to change


Caring for a child


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4 comments:

Tabitha Blue said...

Wow, thanks for keeping it all in perspective. Nice shots too...

Ann said...

Karin, truly amazing photography. These images carry a very powerful message, its very easy for us to forget that so many across the world face such deprivation and misery. It is shameful that in the 21st century poverty is still affecting such a huge percentage of the worlds population.

Jeanette said...

wow, very well put! I love the candid shots you managed to take for today, mine pales in comparison!

Ismail Dhorat said...

Hi,

Please let me know if you can use your image here with a credit and link back for a blog post on Blog Action Day