Paolo Patruno

Photographer/Filmmaker
  
EDC Rwanda
Location: Bologna
Nationality: Italian
Biography: I am a freelance documentary photographer and filmmaker. I traveled throughout Africa over the past ten years, documenting global topics, including health care, education, human rights, gender issues, sustainable development. Since 2011 I’m... read on
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EDC Rwanda
Credits: paolo patruno
Date of Work: 09/11/17 - 09/15/17
Updated: 01/12/18
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EDC - Education Development Center. Kigali, Rwanda.

Nearly 40 percent of Rwanda’s population is between the ages of 14-35. Every year there are over 200,000 learners who enter upper secondary school and over 90,000 who enter technical and vocational education and training (TVET) schools. The small formal employment sector cannot absorb all of these graduates and youth unemployment is at 65 percent.
Through the Akazi Kanoze 2 (AK2) project, EDC is working with Rwanda’s Ministry of Education to help young people gain the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they need to participate in an expanding economy. At the center of AK2 is the implementation of EDC’s Work Ready Now! curriculum and school-to-work transition services in schools throughout the country.
AK2 is a national scale up of the USAID-funded Akazi Kanoze project, begun in 2009, within Rwanda’s secondary education system.
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EDC - Multimedia

By Paolo Patruno / Lilongwe
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EDC - Multimedia

By Paolo Patruno / kigali
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Birth is a Dream - Multimedia

By Paolo Patruno — Birth is a Dream project
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BIRTH is a DREAM

By Paolo Patruno — In 2011 I started my " BIRTH IS A DREAM " a documentary project which aims to document and raise awareness..
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Outside the ring

By Paolo Patruno — Lilongwe, Malawi.
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Street children

By Paolo Patruno — Kabale, Uganda Anold, 12. Moses, 14. Elisha, 15. Nestori, 16. Allan, 13. Dick, 14. Michael, 16. Joseph, 14...
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Living disability

By Paolo Patruno / Lilongwe, Malawi — Lilongwe, Malawi
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Circomondo Festival

By Paolo Patruno — Siena, Italy
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Alcohol abuse

By Paolo Patruno / Lilongwe Malawi — Lilongwe, Malawi Wellington, 34 years old. Married with Elube, 28 years, they have 3 children 10, 6 and 3..
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Music

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Portrait

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Wedding Stefy+Luigi

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Fine Art

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500miles

By Paolo Patruno — 500miles - Lilongwe, Malawi. 500miles is a Charity that supports amputees and other disabled people in..
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WFRM DRC

By Paolo Patruno — WFRM DRC - Bukavu, DRC. The World Family of Radio Maria is a non-governmental organization (NGO) and..
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UMCOR

By Paolo Patruno / Lubumbashi DRC — UMCOR. The United Methodist Committee on Relief Lubumbashi-Mulungwishi, DRC. The United Methodist..
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Solar Sister

By Paolo Patruno — SOLAR SISTER - Kampala, Uganda. Solar Sister is an award winning social enterprise supporting women..
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RC

By Paolo Patruno — Ricerca e Cooperazione - Blantyre, Malawi. Chipalamba Toto Project This initiative aims at fighting..
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Seva Canada

By Paolo Patruno — SEVA CANADA - Blantyre, Malawi. Lions Sight First Eye Hospital Seva is a charity organization working..
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Play Soccer

By Paolo Patruno — PLAY SOCCER - Blantyre, Malawi.
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MSF TB Uganda

By Paolo Patruno / Blantyre, Malawi — MSF. Médecins sans Frontières Kitgum, Uganda. Uganda is one of the world's 22 high burden countries..
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Fedoma

By Paolo Patruno — FEDOMA  - Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi Lilongwe, Malawi. In Malawi, people..
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Separated At Birth (Cameroon)

By Paolo Patruno / Cameroon, Africa — SEPARATED at BIRTH - Cameroon. 2014 "I can’t really forget that day, a lady from the social service came..
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Girls, Women Too Early (Cameroon)

By paolo patruno / Bakumba, Cameroon — GIRLS: WOMEN TOO EARLY - Bakumba, Cameroon. 2014 Christine, 17-years-old, got married when she was 15, lost..
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