People of Mercy

17 October 2012

Mafoulé Fofana (12)

 

Menschen, die auf dem Hospitalschiff Africa Mercy, in Conakry, Guinea, behandelt werden.

Conakry, Guinea

Mafoulé Fofana (12)
“At birth, my feet were already reversed, and my hands were missing some fingers. I’m afraid doctors can’t help with my hands, but I hope they will find a way of setting my feet right. I want to know how it is to walk straight.”

 

People receiving treatment on Africa Mercy, a hospital ship docked at Conakry, Guinea.

Mafoulé Fofana (12)

 

Personas que reciben tratamiento a bordo del Africa Mercy, un buque hospital atracado en Conakry, Guinea.

Mafoulé Fofana (12)

 

Personnes soignées à bord du navire-hôpital l’Africa Mercy, amarré à Conakry, en Guinée.

Mafoulé Fofana (12)

 

Mensen die behandeld worden op het ziekenhuisschip Africa Mercy, dat ligt aangemeerd in Conakry, Guinee.

Location

Conakry, Guinea

Technical information

Shutter speed: 1/250 sec
ISO: 400
F-Stop: 4
Focal Length: 80 mm
Camera: Hasselblad H4D-40

Stephan Vanfleteren
Nationality:
Belgium
About:
Stephan Vanfleteren lives and works in his native Belgium. After his photography studies he started to work as a freelancer in 1993. His black-and-white documentary photography covers the disappearance of small, anarchic worlds and the phenomena of everyday life in Belgium, as well as events from conflict zones and portrayals of everyday life around the world.  After working for the daily edition of De Morgen newspaper in the past, Vanfleteren now contributes to its weekend supplements.
Commissioner:
Panos for Mercy Ships / De Standaard

Photographer multimedia