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On 27th April 2019 Photography and Videography exhibition

Changing the lives of the Youth with a camera


Putting cameras in their hands and placing them in a supportive environment to learn photography skills, find their voice, and tell their stories.

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YWAFT is organizing Photography and Videography exhibition for the Youth In Teso who have passion in Photography, Videography and Graphics systems as a way of earn a living.

Different types of photography

  • Landscape Photography.
  • Wildlife Photography.
  • Aerial photography.
  • Sports/Action Photography.
  • Portrait Photography.
  • Architectural Photography.
  • Wedding Photography/Event Photography.
  • Fashion Photography

Interesting Photography Facts

1. The word “Photography” comes from the Greek, meaning to draw with light. The earliest known use of the word photograph as we know it was in 1839 by the astronomer Sir John Herschel.

2. The first photograph ever taken was by a French scientist named Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. He captured the image with a camera obscura in 1826. The famous image took eight hours to capture because of the long exposure needed for the camera. The image was actually lost for nearly 50 years before historians rediscovered it.

The first photograph ever taken by The first photograph ever taken by Nicéphore Niépce, 1826

The first photograph ever taken by The first photograph ever taken by Nicéphore Niépce, 1826


Distribution of Menstrual Kits to schools

With support from

Youth With a Focus Teso (YWAFT) has been supporting the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Sports’ (MoESTS’) efforts to implement Uganda National Strategy for Girls’ Education, to harmonize its roles and activities; and those of its partners in educating Uganda’s vital human resource, the girl child.


Overall, a total of 280 most vulnerable school girls from extremely poor rural families in Soroti district from Katine and Arapai sub counties, as well as Mukura sub county, Ngora district. Also served were 20 teachers from the same sub counties. In Arapai specifically, three schools benefited from the project with achievements detailed as follows, school by school.

Empowering | Training |Supporting |Advocating |No Discrimination | Valuing the Youth in Teso

Core Values

  • Equity
  • Selfless service
  • Humility
  • Accountability
  • Enhance utilization of local resources
  • Environmental soundness


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Our focus

Sustainable development
Democratic governance and peacebuilding
Climate and disaster resilience

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