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Newsha Tavakolian A team of young boys playing football in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya. Football is the only sport young boys play to keep them busy after school. The Kakuma Camp is home to thousands o (...)
Newsha Tavakolian A team of young boys playing football in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya. Football is the only sport young boys play to keep them busy after school. The Kakuma camp is home to thousands o (...)
Newsha Tavakolian A team of young boys playing football in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya. Football is the only sport young boys play to keep them busy after school. The Kakuma Camp is home to thousands o (...)
Newsha Tavakolian A team of young boys playing football in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya. Football is the only sport young boys play to keep them busy after school. The Kakuma Camp is home to thousands o (...)
Newsha Tavakolian A team of young boys playing football in the Kakuma Refugee Camp in Northern Kenya. Football is the only sport young boys play to keep them busy after school. The Kakuma Camp is home to thousands o (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Young Somali boys and girls , some born in the Kakuma Camp and others recent arrivals from the war-torn African country of Somalia, attend classes inside the camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Grace Apule, aged 19 and originally from Sudan, was one of the budding athletes who has returned to the Kakuma Refugee Camp to continue with her studies, after failing to make the grade in Nairobi. (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Young Somali boys and girls, some born in the Kakuma Camp and others recent arrivals from the war-torn African country of Somalia, attend classes inside the camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Students inside the Kakuma Secondary school, where most of the refugee athletes who have qualified to compete in the Rio Olympic games were once students before leaving to Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Students inside the Kakuma Secondary school, where most of the refugee athletes who have qualified to compete in the Rio Olympic games were once students before leaving to Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Students inside the Kakuma Secondary school, where most of the refugee athletes who have qualified to compete in the Rio Olympic games were students before leaving to Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Mary is the aunt of the refugee athlete Anjelina Nadai, who will compete in the women’s 1500 meters at the Rio Olympics. Here she sits in the courtyard of her house inside the Kakuma camp. The 28-y (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Mary is the aunt of the refugee athlete Anjelina Nadai, who will compete in the women’s 1500 meters at the Rio Olympics. Here she sits in the courtyard of her house inside the Kakuma Camp. The 28-y (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Anjelina's extended family, including her aunt and friends, discussing Anjelina outside their house at the refugee camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian William Ario, the 11-year-old brother of Anjelina,fled South Sudan in 2015 to join his sister at the Kakuma Refugee Camp. He says: “I would really like to watch my sister run at the Olympics, but w (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of young Somali girls at school. They fled the war in their home country and came to live in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of young Somali girls at school. They fled the war in their home country and came to live in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian William Ario, the 11-year-old brother of Anjelina, fled South Sudan in 2015 to join his sister at the Kakuma Refugee Camp. He says: “I would really like to watch my sister run at the Olympics, but (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of young Somali girls at school. They fled the war in their home country and came to live in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of young Somali girls at school. They fled the war in their home country and came to live in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian A dry Tarach River bed that divides the Kakuma Refugee Camp into two parts. Young children play around the river bed. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Grace Apule, aged 19 and originally from Sudan, was one of the budding athletes who has returned to the Kakuma Refugee Camp to continue with her studies after failing to make the grade in Nairobi. (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Somali students inside a school named Mogadishu, the capital of the war-torn African country of Somalia, located in the the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Young boys doing exercise sessions inside the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Some of the boys exercise without shoes because they can’t afford them. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Somali students inside a school named Mogadishu, the capital of the war-torn African country of Somalia, located in the the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Somali students inside a school named Mogadishu, the capital of the war-torn African country of Somalia, located in the the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Somali students inside a school named Mogadishu, the capital of the war-torn African country of Somalia, located in the the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian On the left is Piech, Yiech Pur Biel’s older brother, and on the right is his best friend Bidiet. They are standing at the school where Pur Biel, the Olympic 800 metre runner, used to attend. The t (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of young Somali girls at school. They fled the war in their home country and came to live in the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Somali students inside a school named Mogadishu, the capital of the war-torn African country of Somalia, located in the the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian The view where the 400m runner James Nyang lived since 2012. Here, his niece is washing the dirty clothes of the family members. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian A sick woman who is suspected of having contracted a bout of malaria etched in pain at the Kakuma refugee camp hospital. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Paul’s best friend, Simon Lokamarco, 19, greeting a neighbor and talking about Paul in front of the house. Lokamarco says about Paul: “I am so happy about him, I am going to listen to (...)
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. The Kakuma refugee camp in Northern Kenya, where thousands of refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are residing. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian The Kakuma refugee camp in Northern Kenya, where thousands of refugees from South Sudan, Ethiopia and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are residing. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. Kenya. 2016. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian KENYA. 2016. Refugee athletes from South Sudan, preparing to take part in the Rio Olympics, practicing under the supervision of a trainer at the Tegla Camp for refugee athletes, near Nairobi. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos