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Youth on Assignment (YoA)

Working in conjunction with the World Photography Organisation (WPO), as well as collaborations between various NPOs, the Youth on Assignment programme harnesses the power of imaging to generate awareness of some of the challenges currently confronting various sectors of the global community.

Sony encourages talented students, including participants of the Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus programme living in communities nearby Sony's CSR projects to take part. Cameras and equipment donated by Sony will be used at their school to sustain further educational opportunities.

Programme Outline
By documenting the work being undertaken by various NPOs worldwide, the Youth on Assignment programme provides aspiring photographers and videographers with a training ground in which to take their first steps towards realizing career ambitions and dreams. The programme also provides them with an opportunity to see and learn about global issues and to use their skills as photographers and videographers to instigate social change.

Youth were on assignment for documenting following Sony’s CSR projects

EYE SEE UNICEF Child Photography Workshop
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South Africa Mobile Library Project
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Malawi Folktales Project
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Public Viewing in Tanzania
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World Photography Organisation

■WPO(The World Photography Organisation)

Creators of the *Sony World Photography Awards, the World Photography Organisation supports professional, amateurs and student photographers worldwide. It delivers various initiatives including the Student Focus programme and involves photographers in commercial, cultural and educational activities.

*Sony World Photography Award
Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards is one of the world’s largest photography competitions. They provide an opportunity for international exchange among professional, amateur and student photographers. Sony has sponsored these awards since 2007.
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