Even in good times, Haiti is an economic wreck, balancing precariously on the razor's edge of calamity.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. The shoreline of Haiti's captital Port-au-Prince covered in waste.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. Young Haitian Fortuné outside the tent city in Champs de Mars, where he lives with his family.
With the help of Eyes on Haiti's photography workshop, Fortuné's dream is to become a well-known documentary photographer, hoping that his profession will help relieve his current situation and make others aware of the inequalities in his country.
Port-au-Prince. 22 December 2011. Children posing for a photograph, while Fortuné is checking the settings on his camera.
Port-au-Prince. 23 December 2011. Soldiers of the UN during minor troubles in Port-au-Prince.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. Inside the house of Fortuné's family, located in Village de Dieu, a slum in the southwest of Port-au-Prince. After the devastating earthquake they could no longer live in their home due to flooding.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. One of the children from the neighbourhood in Fortuné's family home.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. One of Fortuné's brothers inside the tent city in Champs de Mars.
Port-au-Prince. 18 December 2011. Fortune's half sister playing inside the family's tent, using a bra strap as a toy.
Port-au-Prince. 22 December 2011. Fortuné walking into Village de Dieu with a camera around his neck.