/ 2018 / Portraiture / Children


  • Prize
    Bronze in Portraiture/Children
  • Company
    Georgina Goodwin Images
  • Photographer
    Georgina Goodwin
  • Credit
    @ Georgina Goodwin/UNHCR

South Sudan refugee twins Jacob and Simon, 14, sit together at
the new arrivals centre in Kenya's Kakuma Refugee Settlement
on the Kenya-South Sudan border, February 1, 2018. They
walked with their mother Adut Akot Ker, 44 and 5 siblings for
21 days to get to Kakuma from Juba in South Sudan. They are
tramatised after their father and eldest brother were shot and
killed as they ran away from the fighting. As of October 31,
2017 Kenya had 111, 892 refugees from South Sudan. By
‪December 31, 2018‬ Kenya is projected to have 140,000
refugees from South Sudan. UN high commissioner for refugees
Filippo Grandi appealed to South Sudan's leaders to agree

Georgina Goodwin is an independent photographer and Canon Ambassador based in Kenya focusing on women, social issues and environment. She is known for in-depth documentary work in particular her award-winning series on Kenya’s post-election violence, cancer in Kenya and Westgate terror attack, and most recently refugee children in Tanzania. Georgina is a contributor to Getty Images, Everyday Climate Change and member of Women Photograph. Her work has been published by NYTimes, Elle, Vogue, AFP and many others. Georgina’s work can be viewed at georginagoodwin.com and instagram.com/ggkenya

Awards Jul 2018 Px3 Exhibition Paris for winning ‘Press’ and ‘Portraiture’ entries
2016 Kenya Daily Life Photographer of the Year 2016
2015 Prix Pictet Award for Photography & Sustainability Nominee 2015
2014 Kenya News Photographer of the Year 2014