Life is fragile

PhotographerViet Van Tran
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyLabor Newspaper
City/CountryHanoi Capital, Viet Nam
Photo Date2014
Entry Description

Center of Support and nurture children in Linh Xuan (Thu Duc District, Saigon City) was founded in 2010. Currently, the center has received nurture, care, treatment and education for 146 orphans HIV / AIDS from 0 to 16 years old. The little girls in this series are 3 to 6 years old children, no family, are abandoned in hospitals in Saigon City , be taken to the Center for curative treatment. Mrs Kim Tien, director of the Center agreed to let me take pictures of this child and publicity in the media, so expect many more organizations and individuals interested in the children. She said that the child has a high risk of death, may develop the disease at any time. But the child does not know anything, still playing innocent.

About Photographer

Cultural Bachelor degree in 1996. Trained by famous photographer as James Natchwey, Gary Knight, Tim Page, Steve Northup, Gaby Sommer…in workshop of IMMF (Indochinal Memory Media Found). Currenly work as special reporter for Lao ??ng newspaper (one of the biggest newspapers in Viet Nam), writing and photograph about culture activities.