TIFA 2023 Editorial / Environmental

Survive In Katanga

  • Prize
    Bronze in Editorial/Environmental
  • Photographer
    John T. Pedersen
  • Agency / Studio
  • Technical Info
    Leica M10-r Super-elmar 18mm 3.4 Asph
  • Photo Date

Moreen Ajambo is a 34 years mother of seven children, and lives in Katanga, a large slum settlement in Kampala, Uganda. To provide income for herself and her children, she cooks homemade food and sells it to a customer in the neighborhood. She also works as a hairdresser, and takes on the assignments what she can get. In addition to this, she is a boxer at the Rhino boxing club and a member of Ugandas female national boxing team.

John T. Pedersen (1966) is an independent photojournalist based in Norway, with a particular focus on humanitarian issues. I have worked for a number of newspapers, trade press, magazines and agencies. Affiliated with the national newspaper Dagbladet in Oslo. https://www.worldpressphoto.org/collection/photo/2019/37713/1/John-T-Pedersen