This short article, in the tips for trainers section of the special 50th edition of PLA notes, looks at ways of using cameras to capitalise on the power of the photograph in the Reflect process. Reflect is a participatory approach to adult literacy, based with the international NGO ActionAid. The article looks at how photographs can provoke analysis, can be used for documentary purposes and can be used for advocacy. The article also briefly describes examples from Lesotho and Malawi.
International Institute for Environment and Development