Support Social Leaders in the Colombian Peace Process

A project in Popayán, Colombia by Julia Jakus

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Presenting an article based on fieldwork as a human rights photojournalist in Colombia. Nonprofit Research, International Conference.
Backers: 23
Average Pledge Per Backer: $53

Funded: $1,227 of $1,000
Dates: Feb 21st -> Apr 2nd (40 days)
Project By: Julia Jakus
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Latest News

Just Around the Corner

April 1st - via:
Opportunities await!  (Read More)

46 hours to Go

March 31st - via:
We are in the final 46 hours of the campaign, so all hands on deck! Thanks to everyone's hard work, love, and support the project baseline goal has been met.  Funds are still needed in order to alleviate airfare costs, so do continue to spread the... (Read More)

Another Look

March 29th - via:
Greetings from Marco, a frequent visitor at the house of the organization. Although he lives on the other side of the barrio, he always makes time to stop by for coffee, gift us with his wise cracks, and to bring a smile to the faces of all he... (Read More)

Transcriptions and Translations

March 19th - via:
Project Progress: All of the interviews with the victims of the armed conflict who have volunteered to collaborate with this project are within have been transcribed from their audio recordings to documents format. It's a sobering milestone because... (Read More)

Looking Up!

March 7th - via:
Project progress is looking up! Congrats to everyone who helped bring the campaign to its first major milestone. All but three of the photoshoots are completed, over 20 personal interviews have been conducted, and the article is within 26 days of its... (Read More)

Helping Hands

February 28th - via:
Fortunate for all of the helping hands helping to bring this project closer to fruition.  An indigenous leader shows us a coffee bean he plucked from a plant on our walk back into the city.    (Read More)

Light at the End of the Tunnel

February 26th - via:
Steady progress continues in fundraising, researching, and conducting photo shoots for the Gallery Exposition. Currently, another photographer and I are producing a book with victims who have volunteered to model and share their stories. Luz's lost... (Read More)

Halfway there!

February 24th - via:
Thank you to everyone who has supported the project so far. They appreciate your help!    (Read More)

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