Dr. Catherine Hamlin is eighty seven years old and still performing surgeries. Her work has been included in multiple award winning documentary films, including A Walk to Beautiful and Lighting the Candle. We hadn’t received confirmation on our request meet, so when an interview was granted, we had to race back to the hotel to […]
Entries Tagged as 'Photography'
August 1st, 2010 by Jay Wright · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia
This spring we traveled to Gimbie, Ethiopia where I made a promotional video with Monica Barlow and Binyam Teferi to raise awareness for Podoconiosis, a debilitating disease just “rediscovered” in western Ethiopia. The video has since been widely viewed, including one very important viewing by the good people at KEEN Shoes. Joni Kabana, a friend and […]
April 19th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 4 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia
Mark Twain delights us with the wonders of boyhood. Skinned knees and bare feet, wild with imagination and thirst for adventure. Jirata, Dameka, and Lalise would fit brilliantly into these pages. I can see these three scamps racing the red clay roads to the staduim on Saturday mornings to watch futbol, striking taekwondo poses, and […]
April 18th, 2010 by Jay Wright · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia
In order to do anything in Africa, you have to take full control. Then, as you’re just about to take full control you are boldly reminded that this is Africa. You have no control. I had an assignment from the States to follow up on two hospital patients and document their progress in photographs. Jinsse […]