16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Timothy's Room

This is Timothy, a single man living in a rural village near Namungalwe, Uganda. In all of Uganda, malaria is a constant risk, but especially so in the villages. Rates for positive test results for malaria in some of these villages is over 50%! Here, Timothy displays his mosquito net, the first line of defense against malaria, which was provided by a NGO, the Uganda Village Project.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: namungalwe, Uganda
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Ben Blankenship