afro-caribian culture in Haïti

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by willemjan Vandenplas

This image was taken after a voodoo ceremony organized by Viva Rio famous for it's south-south development coöperation. This pictures shows the resiliance of the Hatian people. Altough they live in the poorest country of the Americas they stay strong and cherish there afro culture. This man in an ex-aristide activist, who was criminalized for his ideals. Now he is regaining his self-esteem by the social inclusion projects of Viva Rio.

Location: Bel, Port-au-Prince, Haïti


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