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Iparo 85, Sambait 15
Mt. Nyiru, Kenya
Sambait has lived with Iparo since she was three. She is one of several “foster” children Iparo has helped raise while rearing her own 12 biological children. When I asked the family what had happened to Sambait’s parents, they said, “Nothing.” Raising children among the Samburu is considered a communal activity. Children don’t “belong” to their parents in the sense that we know it. There was just a natural attraction between Sambait and Iparo and that led to the relationship.
Collection: Enduring Spirit - Kenya
Artist: Photographer Phil Borges
Medium: black and white fine art photography collection
These beautiful black and white fine art photography of people portrait of indigenous cultures are the trademark of humanitarian photographer Phil Borges. All collections of Phil Borges' work are available at Hallmark Fine Art Gallery located in San Diego's La Jolla Cove. Gallery also has Phil Borges' award-winning photography books Tibetan Portrait, Enduring Spirit, and Women Empowered. Call 858-551-8108 for more information.