The body of a 35-year old sugarcane worker, who died today, is on display for his wake in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, on Jan. 8, 2015. Fatal CKDnT and Agricultural Workers. January 2015. Chronic Kidney Disease of non-Traditional causes (CKDnT) is a deadly epidemic decimating the world’s agricultural workers & their families. Affecting 70% of the population in some communities, CKDnT has claimed at least 20,000 lives in Nicaragua & El Salvador since the start of the millennium.
A woman & child rest at the Datano Clinic, a new health center that serves pregnant women & other healhcare issues in Datano, Ghana, on Oct. 5, 2015. Ghana - Millennium Villages Project. October 2015. In partnership with the Millennium Villages Project, VII photographers have turned our cameras toward Africa to photograph poverty and its eradication. Our goal is to produce powerful imagery that elicits emotional responses and ultimately – hopefully – helpful action.