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100 photos by PWSN in “I’m Able” exhibition in Homs

About 100 photos depicting the adherence of Persons with Special Needs (PWSN) to their city, Homs, have been featured in an exhibition held in the cultural center of the city under the title ‘I am Able Camera’.

The photos were taken by PWSN aged between 15 and 27 and they show Homs ‘s neighborhoods,  historic markets, nature, old houses, persons and recreational activities held by Child Care Association in the city of Homs.

The PWSN were trained for a month on how to take photos by camera and they were taken to several neighborhoods in the city to take photos, the trainer Mr. Omar Daghistani told the official news agency (SANA).

He added that a course will be held in cooperation with association for the blind in Homs city to carry out project of photography, which will be the first at level of Syria.

On his part, Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi said that the activities of the civil community reflect moral and human values of the Syrian community.

Fifteen Persons with Special Needs were honored after the opening ceremony of the three-day exhibition organized by Homs Governorate in cooperation with Child Care Association and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

The Child Care Association in Homs, which was founded in 1957, takes care of around 120 persons with special needs and it has carried out a lot of projects and development and relief programs during the crisis in Syria started in 2011.

Here is link of You tube on the exhibition in Arabic Language:


Basma Qaddour