September 24, 2013
by Bieke Depoorter
The “Smiles of African Mothers” project features work from Magnum photographer Bieke Depoorter during a trip to visit the Comitato Collaborazione Medica (CCM) projects which took place in February 2013. Bieke's images achieve incredible intimacy, capturing the vulnerability of maternal and childhood health in Africa, as well as the passion and energy of the organization and the participating mothers. This work is born out of a report of NGO CCM's activities in Africa that are meant to promote the general health of mothers and their children within vulnerable populations on the continent.