In this photo blog, photographer Mussa Uwitonze, who survived the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, presents a selection of photographs which offer us a snapshot of his life in Rwanda. Through these images, Mussa reflects on overcoming the past, and how photography, meeting his wife and having children transformed his life and gave him hope for the future.
Image: Mussa Uwitonze with one of his children in the photo ‘Parenting’
Mussa Uwitonze was 9 years old when he was first introduced to photography through a workshop at the orphanage where he lived. He is now a professional photographer and runs photography workshops for children and young people in Rwanda, and across the world. He is one of the judges on our youth photography competition One Day.
Read more about the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, here.