The youth were quite happy to learn about photography lessons and were excited to see their images on camera.But what excited them most was uploading the photos on Adobe Photoshop Elements and adding effects!Here are the photos!.
Monday, 26 November 2012
During this period, the 13-18 years old youth will be trained on using technology to explore and express their perspectives on issues impacting them and their communities.
This year’s program dubbed ‘YOUTH SPEAK’ will focus on issues of child labor,gender inequality,career choice and Drug abuse.
The trainees are expected to gain the following skills; General ICT (computer knowledge), Photography and photo editing skills,video shooting and video editing skills,brainstorming skills, teamwork.discussion and critical review skills.At the end of the training, the pupils will come up with at least five (5 ) final projects which will be exhibited locally and will also be displayed in the Adobe Youth Voices Global Gallery.
Here are the photos taken during the program initial training sessions.Keep watching this space for more progressive photos and training insights!
Thursday, 24 November 2011
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Amos willy had this to say ''Through the training,I have been able to gain computer operation skills'' he added that he now possesses photo editing skills such as photo cropping,.His sentiments were echoed by Catherine Mwende who praised the educator for the photo editing training as she could now type text into a photo and combine two or more photos.
Mwende Mwanduka was grateful that she could re size an image, while Tonny Victor was proud of Photo shooting ,zooming and framing a shot .
All the students had plans to take their knowledge a bit further in future and learn more on photography for it had been an exciting opportunity for them.They thanked AYV and ALIN for providing them with this unique opportunity
They also implored the educator to take the training further and train them on video shooting and editing so that they could make a video on their experiences..
AYV students who submitted their final projects
Standing L -R:Mwende Mwanduka,Mutisya Nzumu,David Mwajoyo and Amos Willy.
Squatting L-R: Grace Mathano ,Tonny Victor and Catherine Mwende
Saturday, 29 October 2011
Planting more trees is one way of combating climate change
Charcoal burning contributes to climate change
Some of the water harvesting efforts being put into place to harvest water in effort to adapt to climate change
Idle youth due to joblessness.This is one of the factors contributing to high poverty levels
Poor infrastructure is one of the factors contributing to high poverty levels