Kenema June 28 2016

Edinburgh based photograph Peter Dibdin has been visiting and working in Sierra Leone since 2014, photographing a development project by Orkidstudio who were building a new school for underprivileged girls run by Swawou School Foundation.

The resulting images of the community involved in the build, from the students to the construction team, will be published in a beautiful hardback book featuring 72 photographs, interviews and essays.

A Kickstarter page is now up and running where you can pre-order a copy of the book, supporting its production. All profits from the book will be donated to the Swawou School for Girls.

Your can pre-order a copy of the book and make other pledges via the Kenema Kickstarter page.

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Swawou School student Aminata Sheriff at home

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Brick layer Lahai Samai Ngabulango on site in 2014

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Teacher Dauda Kabba at the site of the new school

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Labourer Moina Kallon digging a 15 ft deep cess pit