Heather loves pinhole cameras, the Pacific Coast, the power of story, frequenting protests, getting on planes with her passport, camels-as-transportation, helping to empower voices on the margins, and anything related to Afghanistan. She has spent the past 10 years working throughout the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East, doing photography and communications work for developmental non-governmental organizations.
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'Darkness Cannot Put Out Darkness': Friends Murdered in Afghanistan
'Hey Obama, Don't Deport My Momma!': A Photo Essay
Audio Slideshow with Heather Wilson
While we often hear only about violence, many Afghans make daily sacrifices to make life better for their families and country.
Afghans risk much to build a better future.
World Vision Staff Killed in Pakistan: The Cost of Courageous Compassion
Blurred Lines Between Military and Humanitarian Efforts in Afghanistan Raise More Questions than Answers
Reported in a recent Times article, leading non-governmental organizations (NGOs), speculate that the militarization of aid in Afghanistan blurs lines between military and humanitarian responses, jeopardizing the success of projects and the lives of staff, wanting a return of all aid work to NGOs.
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