Photoshare Updates

Hesperian Image Library

A new illustration collection. 


Hesperian’s new Image Library – coming soon!  |

New this fall, an online Image Library will make over 10,000 Hesperian illustrations available to all! 

A New Photoshare

A New Photoshare!   | Capturing programs in action and the people they serve.

It is a project that was envisioned for many years and finally began design and implementation seven months ago. In addition to a clean new design, the site expands and enhances current services while delivering a range of new features and interactions for requesting Photoshare images, and for photographers sharing their work for nonprofit educational use.

USAID 50th Anniversary Frontlines Magazine Photo Contest


"Though it was nearly 50 years ago when President John F. Kennedy signed the executive order to create the U.S. Agency for International Development, the reasoning behind that decision has proved timeless: to aid old and new nations alike in their struggles to be free, strong, and prosperous."

USAID  50th Anniversary Frontlines Magazine Photo Contest

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Film director zooms in for a close-up in a video for the Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets Project for Tanzania (LLINTs Project ). © 2008 Lisa Folda, Courtesy of Photoshare      

eLearning Africa 2011 - International Conference on ITC for Development, Education and Training

eLearning comprises all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching, wherein information and communication systems are used as a media to support and help implement the learning process. It creates a virtual classroom and enhances the learning environment, while making knowledge more accessible to diverse populations.

USAID FrontLines Photo Contest Winner

The second USAID FrontLines Photo Contest is over and the winner is Karl Grobl, a photojournalist hired by Education Development Center, Inc. The photo contest was open to any USAID affiliates and aimed to illustrate the effectiveness of USAID programs around the world.

The winning photo portrays young beaming schoolchildren who are USAID recipients in Sudan and participate in the Souther Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction Project.

Links - Egypt

Tahrir Square, Egypt on 5/12/2012, where the protest against the decisions of the President of the Republic, in the morning. © 2012 kirellos abdelmalak, Courtesy of Photoshare




Urban Areas and Reproductive Health

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Communications Program has recently launched a new website for the Measurement, Learning and Evaluation Project for the Urban Reproductive Health Initiative.

To visit this website, go to:

World Population Day 2011

The United Nations' World Population Day is a global observance and it reaffirms the basic human right to plan for a family. It is annually observed on July 11 and encourages activities and programs to help make this right a reality in every country. The aim is to increase people's awareness of their rights, such as maternal health, family planning, gender equality, etc.

The US Census Bureau estimates that the world population will hit the 7 billion mark sometime between late 2011 and early 2012.