the village of Bediani, south of Tbilisi, the capital city of the Georgian
Republic a collaborative project with American Friends of Georgia began
in 2001.The Bediani PhotoStory Project provided about 35 former street
children with an opportunity for artistic expression that helped restore
self-esteem, pride and self-reliance. These at-risk children created
images reflecting their lives in a self-supporting rural community
established for their care after leaving an orphanage.
by Anatoli, 15 years