Proyecto Barrilete

Proyecto Barrilete is a community house and orphanage which provides children with free education, food and a safe space to sleep. Unfortunately, with not enough funding and many children to take care of, maintaining the space is not easy. When we entered the building, all the children came running towards us, giving us hugs and…

Portraits from an Island

On Day 3 of my trip to Nicaragua with Photographers Without Borders, we had the opportunity to visit a local indigenous community through Ramon and No Rush Tours. This impoverished indigenous community lives on an island in Lake Nicaragua, one of many small islands forming the Islets of Granada. A portion of the profits raised…

Fortitude

Fortitude is a photo series depicting the journey of a dear friend through overcoming sexual assault. Sexual abuse is so often overlooked, not only in South Asian communities, but many communities worldwide. Many do not offer any support or even acknowledge it, for fear of bringing shame to the family and to themselves. So many…