ARNEC, October 2010 – The third ARNEC photo contest was held from May-July 2010 on the theme “Inclusive Foundations for Early Childhood: Working Together to Reach the Unreached”. The purpose was to promote inclusion in the context of early childhood and feature photos that have captured good practices in the region.
Photos were received from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lao PDR, Mongolia, Pakistan, Philippines, and Timor-Leste, submitted by freelance photographers, government officials, professors, researchers and international NGO staff and students.
After a thorough review by the ARNEC Secretariat and Steering Committee members, we are pleased to announce that the photos by following individuals and organizations were selected.
Khisabai Zeinolda, Mongolia
Step by Step, Kyrgyzstan
Mohammad Rakibul Hasan, Bangladesh
Laura Peterson, Hands to Hearts International, India
Karma Gayleg, Bhutan
Burulai Aitikulova, Aga Khan Foundation, Kyrgyzstan
Saima Khalid, Aga Khan University, IED, Pakistan
Maliha Kohestani, Save the Children, Afghanistan
Nic Dunlop, ChildFund International, Indonesia and Timor Leste
Jessica Malkin, Philippines and Cambodia
Mom Chantara Soleil, Plan International, Cambodia
Rebecca Kim, Cambodia
Celeste Orr, WorldVision, Lao PDR
The selected photos will be available on the website shortly and featured in the ARNEC Calendar 2011, which will be distributed widely to partners and individuals at regional and international conferences, seminars, workshops and meetings.