1995 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 1st prize

Paolo Pellegrin

Agence Vu

01 January, 1994

Father Antonio, an Italian priest, runs a home in Rakai, Uganda, for orphans who have been abandoned by their families—often because they are disabled. Many of the children have lost their parents as a result of AIDS, making them likely carriers of the HIV virus.

About the photographer

Paolo Pellegrin

Paolo Pellegrin was born in 1964 in Rome, Italy. He studied architecture at Sapienza UniversitĂ  di Roma, before moving on to photography at the Istituto Italiano di Fotografia, a...

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