The digital camera training workshop brought together 160 girls and boys aged between 10 and 15 from the earthquake-affected areas of Mansehra and Muzaffarabad in Northern Pakistan. All the children were returning to their home villages after a year spent in camps.
During one month, workshops were held with four teams of trainers working with eight groups of 20 children, 10 boys and 10 girls each. The trainers provided a safe space for children to talk about how the earthquake had affected their lives, their families and their homes while alongside they taught them basic digital photography skills
The children used digital cameras and technology donated by Sony to document and communicate their experiences and needs. For many of them it was the first time they had ever held a camera or taken a photograph. By the end of the month they had taken more than 30,000 images which were uploaded to computers so that they could be shared among the groups,
Along with the photos the trainers worked with the children on exploring