The Tiziano Project | Livelihood

From Street Peddler to Store Owner: Entrepreneurship in Iraq

By Sahar Hashim on Jul 13, 2010 | No Comments

When cigarettes and tomato paste didn't make Yakub's fortune, he persisted until he found something that did.

5 Questions for a Kid who Shines Shoes in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Jun 8, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinashir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a shoe shiner in Mogadishu five questions. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Muse Abdi, I come from the town of Baidoa [in south-western Somalia] and I...

5 Questions for a Soccer Player in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Jun 5, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinashir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a soccer player in Mogadishu five questions. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Abdiwali Abukar, I come from the Middle Shabelle region and am a striker with...

5 Questions for a Person Who Fixes Power Lines in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Apr 18, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinashir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking an employee of an electric company in Mogadishu five questions about his work. Where are you from and what do you do? My name is Liban Hussein, I come from the central region...

5 Questions for a Money Changer in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Apr 13, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinashir Mohamed Guled spends five minutes asking a money changer in Mogadishu five questions about his job. What currencies do people in Mogadishu use and what is their value compared to each other? A lot of foreign currencies are used...

5 Questions for an Ambulance Driver in Mogadishu

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Apr 6, 2010 | No Comments

Nur Hassan is an ambulance driver in Mogadishu. Abdinashir Mohamed Guled asks him five questions. How long have you been an ambulance driver and why do you do it? "I have been an ambulance driver for only one year. I...

5 Questions About the Life of a Somali Pirate

By Abdinasir Mohamed Guled on Mar 29, 2010 | No Comments

Abdinashir Mohamed Guled conducts a telephone interview from Mogadishu with pirate Abdi Assan in the town of Haradheere, a piracy stronghold. What did it feel like the first time you boarded a ship? "It was a sense of smelling big...

Rwandan Rock Quarry for One Dollar a Day

By Timothy Kisambira and Fred Ndoli on Apr 10, 2009 | No Comments

The story of a single-mother who feeds a family of five from the dollar a day she makes working in a stone quarry. Multimedia and Photography by Timothy Kisambira and Fred Ndoli / Tiziano Project...

Construction in Iraqi Kurdistan

Jul 31, 2008 | No Comments

Iraqi Kurdistan is seeing new growth at a rapid pace. On Day One of the Tiziano Iraq pilot workshop, students photographers visited a local construction site....

Kigali Metal Yard

By Solange Nyamulisa on Nov 28, 2007 | No Comments

Citizen journalist Solange Nyamulisa films a Kigali metal yard....

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