Paolo Patruno

Photographer/Filmmaker
  
WFRM DRC
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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WFRM DRC
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Updated: 09/16/16
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WFRM DRC - Bukavu, DRC.

The World Family of Radio Maria is a non-governmental organization (NGO) and its founding member is the Italian Association Radio Maria. It is currently composed of forty national Associations associated members, present in just as many countries and scattered throughout the various continents, eleven of these in Africa.
Today Radio Maria broadcasts in more than 45 nations for millions of listeners in 13 languages.
The continual expansion of the radio is aimed at bringing its call for conversion to the entire world.
The radio is an extraordinary tool for spreading the Gospel, much more so than television because it can reach people everywhere: at home, work and in the car.
The aim is to meet the requests of those from all over the world, in order to create a worldwide Catholic radio network, with independent management for the individual national stations, but united and coherent with a religious inspiration, radio programming organization, reference to volunteering and financing from listener donations.
The radio also acts as an instrument of solace, offering words of comfort to those who are ill, alone, suffering in body and soul, to prisoners and the elderly. Although the target audience of Radio Maria listeners is well represented by listeners of varying ages and educational backgrounds, priority is clearly given to humble and simple souls which the Gospel speaks of.
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EDC - Multimedia

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EDC Rwanda

By Paolo Patruno — EDC - Education Development Center. Kigali, Rwanda. Nearly 40 percent of Rwanda’s population is between the ages of 14-35. Every year there are..
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EDC - Multimedia

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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 about  maternal health..
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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. These are names and age of some of the..
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Living disability

By Paolo Patruno — Lilongwe, Malawi
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Circomondo Festival

By Paolo Patruno — Siena, Italy
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Alcohol abuse

By Paolo Patruno — Lilongwe, Malawi Wellington, 34 years old. Married with Elube, 28 years, they have 3 children 10, 6 and 3 years old. Since 2008 he has worked at..
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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 Malawi and Zambia, mainly focuses in..
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UMCOR

By Paolo Patruno — UMCOR. The United Methodist Committee on Relief Lubumbashi-Mulungwishi, DRC. The United Methodist Church has a long and far-reaching presence..
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Solar Sister

By Paolo Patruno — SOLAR SISTER - Kampala, Uganda. Solar Sister is an award winning social enterprise supporting women and girls in rural Africa by providing..
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RC

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

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

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

By Paolo Patruno — MSF. Médecins sans Frontières Kitgum, Uganda. Uganda is one of the world's 22 high burden countries for tuberculosis (TB). MSF's experience..
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Fedoma

By Paolo Patruno — FEDOMA  - Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi Lilongwe, Malawi. In Malawi, people with disabilities are among the poorest of..
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Separated At Birth (Cameroon)

By Paolo Patruno — SEPARATED at BIRTH - Cameroon. 2014 "I can’t really forget that day, a lady from the social service came in and said firmly “Madame today we..
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Girls, Women Too Early (Cameroon)

By paolo patruno — GIRLS: WOMEN TOO EARLY - Bakumba, Cameroon. 2014 Christine, 17-years-old, got married when she was 15, lost her first child when she was 16, and..
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