13th to 20th of June is Carers’ Week in the UK

These images featured in the ‘Picturing life as a young carer in Africa’ exhibition at LSE. These photographs and drawings have been created by young carers from two communities of rural Kenya and Zimbabwe, they focus on the challenges young caregivers face and the strategies and resources they employ to cope.

Please click on the images to read the children’s narratives accompanying each picture.

These images were collected as part of two research projects at the Institute of Social Psychology (LSE) which aimed to explore children’s perspectives on the impact of HIV/AIDS on children. The exhibition was funded by the LSE Knowledge Transfer Fund.

Read more posts in our series on Carers’ Week.