When we lived in Uganda the roads were paved and there was abundant electricity - however after the expulsion of the Indians, the electrical power grid had rampant outages and the roads went un-repaired.Read More
When I came up with this initiative, I had no idea how it would turn out – 2 years later and 2 trainings done, I know I am on to something good.
As a past producer in the film and television industry, I first went to Uganda in 2007 to do a documentary about the exile my family and I experienced under dictator Idi Amin in 1972. I knew I wanted to change the plight of girls in Uganda, but I just did not know what it was at the time.Read More
Nakasero Market sits in the heart of Kampala. People sell everything; fruit, nuts, fresh meat, chickens (live), fish, electronics - you can buy anything at Nakasero Market - literally!Read More
Everything in Uganda is so much bigger!!
This was a normal garden snail (about 4" long) we encountered while waiting to be picked up for the first day of the camera training.Read More
I just returned from Uganda after my long-awaited trip to train 18 girls in photography. In the meantime I want to thank DAYS FOR GIRLS WATERLOO and especially Brenda Porter who donated 32 menstruation kits for my girls. I gave all my girls a kit – the girls from last year as well as this year.Read More
There exists folklore amongst the neighboring tribe of the Semuliki Hot Springs, located in the Rwenzori Mountain area about a Hairy Man that gave birth to the Male Hot Springs.Read More
I returned from my first trip to Uganda on August 21, 2018. It was amazing in so many ways. However, the most amazing thing of all was all the young women I met and the lives I get to change through photography.Read More
A big part of my tours is to give back by training local girls in the art of photography and having the travelers/photographers who are coming on the trip, lend a hand in the training - thereby changing their lives and the lives of the girls.Read More
Last week I was hired to photograph the Subbi Fusion Dance Troupe from Uganda. The event was a fundraiser held at Lahore Tika House on Gerrard Street in Toronto. They are raising funds to improve their school in Uganda.Read More
I love photography - any type as long as it is visually and aesthetically well produced. I love nature, landscape, street photography and travel. When I am not shooting portraits, I have my camera in hand, capturing the beauty our world has to offer. Here are some of my shots https://500px.com/amina_photographer22Read More