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CareNet Akatsi - Annie Vickrey

I am a graduate from the Community College of Philadelphia. I grew up in a modest but mostly comfortable American household. My parents worked very hard to provide for me and my brothers. My dad was a doctor and dedicated his life to helping others up until the day he passed. My mother is a generous woman who greets all with kindness. They taught me through example to be kind to others, and to help those I can. Now that I am a older with a studied skill set, I have the ability to help others in a bigger way than I ever had before. I am a professional photographer, and I am volunteering with Photographers Without Borders. You can see more information about this organization below. I will be going to Ghana to document health and educational initiatives for women and children in Akatsi. I am excited to be a part of this amazing program, and to contribute to something that is greater than myself.  However, the funding is going to be a significant challenge. Please consider donating to this cause, and help me do some good :)

Thanks for your time,

Annie


Donors like you have helped photographers fundraise 100% of project-related costs since 2014!


Every year, our photographers and videographers donate hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of their time to document the work of grassroots initiatives that are making a real change in this world where it is most needed. By capturing, honouring and witnessing humanity at its best, we are not only inspiring many, but we are forging new narratives of what is and what is possible. 

You can help by supporting our photographers and videographers (See the side bar to the right to see fundraisers for our most recent recruits).

Each of our official photographers/videographers is assigned a GroupRev fundraising page by PWB upon acceptance. These pages are a privilege we offer that are intended to make our programs accessible to all and enable our volunteer photographers/videographers to subsidize or cover these necessary project-related expenses:

  • Airfare
  • Visa's
  • Vaccinations
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel Insurance

The following expenses are the sole responsibility of the photographer/videographer:

  • Privately arranged travel
  • Equipment & Equipment Insurance
  • Software
  • Extra Baggage Fees
  • Donation perks
  • Clothing
  • Postage/Postcard/Prints
  • Etc.

Photographers Without Borders® (PWB) envisions a world where we all put ourselves in each others' shoes and work together. Our mission is to inform and inspire positive change by visually communicating the ways that grassroots initiatives are addressing problems in their communities. PWB is registered as a charity in the United States with 501(c)(3) status and is registered as a not-for-profit organization in Canada. All donations are calculated in US Dollars and are tax-deductible for Americans and Canadians with US income.

PWB is not responsible for any donations made outside of these pages.

Any overage amounts raised on GroupRev will be donated with the photographers direction, 100% to the Organization, 100% to PWB or split 50/50, between the photographer's/videographer's assigned cause and PWB, which is also a volunteer-run organization.


PLEASE DONATE GENEROUSLY !

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Kate McCarthy
It's always been a dream of mine to use my passion to make a difference in the world. I see that you have found a way to use yours! What an inspiration you are - I know you're on the brink of something amazing right now Annie! Keep at it!!
$150.00
Suyin Hennigsen
Annie I wish you a very good luck. You are Terrific!!!! Uncle Jim and I love you very much!! Take care of yourself out there
$30.00
Anonymous
Annie- I am very proud of how generous you are and for sharing your talent this way.
$150.00
Alisa Frederico
Good luck Annie! Travel safe!
$100.00
Louise
Take great pictures and learn everything you can on your trip! Enjoy, stay safe and Live!!!
$15.00
Anonymous
Annie, It's small but I am glad I could just do a little with this kinda meaningful activity through you. I wish you have wonderful time there and keep pursuing your dream. hopefully I could do own my own move like you do someday. Keep inspire me and the world. Best, JAY
Sandra Chile
Good luck Annie!
$50.00
Jon Spielberg
This is a powerful use of your photography skills.
$100.00

May 2, 2016 11:19 AM

Dear friends, 

Thank you very much for contributing to my cause! I will be getting my vaccines on Thursday. I'm a little nervous but excited to complete the next step in this experience. I now know the approximate date of my volunteer trip, July 25th - August 8th! Can't wait! 

Thanks very much! 

Annie

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