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Exhibition - Making Ground
Olivia Arthur
In September 2008 and 2009 Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur travelled to two regions in East Africa; Amuria in the warring north-east of Uganda, and Chigongwe and Michese; two small rural communities near the capital Dodoma, in the dry central region of Tanzania. Although they differed in many ways each lacked the water and sanitation facilities they needed to take their first steps out of poverty.

International charities WaterAid and Simavi have been working with the communities and local partner organizations here since 2008 to bring improved hygiene, clean water and latrines. Arthur’s photographs...

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UGANDA. Esther Ariao washes beans for a meal. Baby Martha was...
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UGANDA. Amuria. In 2009 at the newly constructed St John Catholic...
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UGANDA. Amuria.
John Olabora, 14 milks his cow; “I take my cow...
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UGANDA. Amuria. In the market place just after dawn. The refuse...
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UGANDA. Amuria. Jessica Aloket and her friends play games like...
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UGANDA. Hotel Arizona, Amuria, 2009. Owner Samuel Okello-Oloka...
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UGANDA.During and after the fighting in 2003 there was an influx...
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UGANDA. Hotel Arizona, Amuria, 2009
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UGANDA. Sarah Namagembe, 42. A resident of the market Sarah cooks...
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UGANDA. Amuria. Benjamin Enngu and Kosei Ogarli play at being...
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Washing up after the breakfast rush in the central café, Amuria,...
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UGANDA. Stella Numa, 30, is a seamstress and runs one of the...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2009
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UGANDA. Amuria. Francis Okello washes her son Joseph outside...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2009 Esther Ariao washes beans for a meal. Baby...
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UGANDA. Amuria. Many people have mobile phones in Amuria, but...
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UGANDA. In Amuria WaterAid has helped the community to build...
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UGANDA. Early morning in Amuria, 2009, with everyone heading...
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UGANDA. Amuria. Mid-morning tea in Amuria’s central café, 2009....
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UGANDA. Evening drinks in the Little Rock Café, Amuria, 2009....
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UGANDA. Amuria. Peter Okello runs the Rock Ages Photo Studio....
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TANZANIA. Michese.
Drinking clean water from a gourd.
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TANZANIA. Dickson Yona on his way home from work in Michese,...
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TANZANIA. Sarah Machela at the new waterpoint in Chigongwe, 2009....
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009
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TANZANIA.The wall of the café in Michese.
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TANZANIA“Before the water taps we were always late because we...
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TANZANIAHappy Richards owns and runs this shop and café with...
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TANZANIA.Traditions play a strong role in life in rural Tanzania....
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009 “I run this café selling chai,...
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009 The landscape around Chigongwe...
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ARO2009009Z102-17 001“I lost my leg to a lion in 1956. I was...
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009
2009Girls at the clinic in...
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009Mwajuma Yona with daughter Miriam...
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009Happy Richards owns and runs...
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TANZANIA. Michese/Chigongwe. 2009“We’re building a latrine. Before,...
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UGANDA.At school in Amuria, 2008
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UGANDA. Amuria 2008
Men skin a freshly killed cow in Amuria’s...
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UGANDA.Amuria 2008
An abattoir worker fetches water from a dirty...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008“The rebels (LRA) took me at night. I was...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008Boys run to the water hole on Toronogwe rock...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008Eid in Amuria in 2008. The Acam family break...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008Farida Acam bathes her baby at the end of...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008Amuria’s football team warm up before a county...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008In 2008 the St John Catholic Church was mid-way...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008Amuria suffered a flood in July 2007 that...
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UGANDA. Amuria. 2008“I have lived here for a long time. I moved...
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