‘AfID Volunteer Photograph of the Year’ – pick your favourite May photo!01.06.2017

Please take a look at the ten shortlisted photographs below, which were taken by AfID volunteers while on assignment during May, and vote for your favourite. Voting closes Friday 16th June.


The winning photograph from this month will go forward to the final shortlist for the coveted ‘AfID Volunteer Photograph of the Year’ award which will be voted on at the end of the year. Thank you to all volunteers who entered photos during May and thanks to everyone for voting...

 

'AfID Volunteer Photograph of the Year': May Competition
 
27.5%
Photograph 1: Jess in Nepal
 
7.5%
Photograph 2: Steve in Kenya
 
0.6%
Photograph 3: Zack in Mozambique
 
4.4%
Photograph 4: Susan in Belize
 
35%
Photograph 5: Will in Belize
 
11.3%
Photograph 6: Amber in Rwanda
 
3.1%
Photograph 7: Yogesh in Kenya
 
5.6%
Photograph 8: Alistair in Bolivia
 
2.5%
Photograph 9: Tracy in Cambodia
 
2.5%
Pphotograph 10: Jaclyn in Malawi


 

Photograph 1

 

 

Caption: Life in the hills of Nepal
Volunteer Name: Jess
Partner Organisation: Triveni Bikas Samaj
Partner Location: Banke District, Nepal

 


 

Photograph 2

 

 

Caption: At my homestay in Mombasa 
Volunteer Name: Steve
Partner Organisation: Dream Achievers Youth Organization
Partner Location: Mombasa, Kenya

 


 

Photograph 3

 

 

Caption: A manta ray I swam with
Volunteer Name: Zack
Partner Organisation: Marine Megafauna Foundation
Partner Location: Tofo Beach, Mozambique

 


 

Photograph 4

 

 

Caption: Meeting up with fellow AfID volunteers Will and Peter in Caye Caulker
Volunteer Name: Susan
Partner Organisation: Belize Enterprise for Sustainable Technology
Partner Location: Belmopan City, Belize

 


 

Photograph 5

 

 

Caption: I am pictured feeding a sardine to a wild frigate bird just off the coast of Caye Caulker on a weekend snorkelling trip. It was great fun!!
Volunteer Name: Will
Partner Organisation: Friends for Conservation and Development
Partner Location: Cayo District, Belize

 


 

Photograph 6

 

 

Caption: Nothing beats an afternoon swing after a long day of learning. Those gorgeous smiles and laughs are priceless!
Volunteer Name: Amber
Partner Organisation: Children Might Foundation
Partner Location: Rwamagana, Rwanda

 


 

Photograph 7

 

 

Caption: Brushing a giraffe's teeth
Volunteer Name: Yogesh
Partner Organisation: Gravity Light
Partner Location: Nairobi, Kenya

 


 

Photograph 8

 

 

Caption: Obligatory perspective shot from the salt flats at Uyuni!
Volunteer Name: Alistair
Partner Organisation: Performing Life
Partner Location: Cochabamba, Bolivia

 


 

Photograph 9

 

 

Caption: The universal reality that Mum cannot go to the washroom in peace no matter where in the world you are!  I can still hear him calling to her.
Volunteer Name: Tracy
Partner Organisation: Sahmakum Teabg Tnaut
Partner Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

 


 

Photograph 10

 

 

Caption: Outside the office
Volunteer Name: Jaclyn
Partner Organisation: Rhema Institute for Development
Partner Location: Lilongwe, Malawi

 


 

'AfID Volunteer Photograph of the Year': May Competition
 
27.5%
Photograph 1: Jess in Nepal
 
7.5%
Photograph 2: Steve in Kenya
 
0.6%
Photograph 3: Zack in Mozambique
 
4.4%
Photograph 4: Susan in Belize
 
35%
Photograph 5: Will in Belize
 
11.3%
Photograph 6: Amber in Rwanda
 
3.1%
Photograph 7: Yogesh in Kenya
 
5.6%
Photograph 8: Alistair in Bolivia
 
2.5%
Photograph 9: Tracy in Cambodia
 
2.5%
Pphotograph 10: Jaclyn in Malawi

Congratulations to AfID volunteers Phil and Natalia, who won the April competition with this photograph of Phil at Cape Point, South Africa. The photograph was taken during a break from their long-term assignment supporting SunnyMoney in Malawi. Click here to see all of April's shortlisted photos.

 

 

For more information on the competition click here.