the colour of water

I was lucky enough to join Vicuna, his brother Gérard and a bunch of wonderful people on a recent trip to Burkina Faso. This is the first album and an encounter of the Northern town of Nouna. Here, Gérard and his Partners, from the French city of Saint Priest and Germanys Mühlheim, are active in developing aid for more then ten years. One of the prime examples are these fountains, that can be easily used by spinning the wheel and which operate through a closed pipe-system, so the water can not be spoiled or infected through an open part. There is also a clever maintenance system. Villagers pay a small fee for using the fountains, like a flatrate pass. This money goes to technicians, who come from the village and who were educated to repair the fountains. Once a device breaks down, they are able to buy the needed parts and fix it...


  1. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    love it! LOVE IT!

  2. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    Adorable portrait. Does he asking money for shoot him?

  3. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    @hervinsyah he did not, because he is a friend of my group. but he will get 3 millions Euro soon for a City Canalisation Project soon :)

  4. grazie
    grazie ·

    very nice portrait

  5. avola
    avola ·

    wonderful touch

  6. avola
    avola ·

    touching portrait♡!