Mirva Helenius

Visual Storytelling & Communications

Oman onnensa seppiä 
// Those we left behind


Portraits of former child solders & rape survivors studying in a vocational training center in Goma, DR Congo in 2016. For years, the school was supported by Finland, but in 2015 the Finnish Government cut the funding abrubtly - along with almost half of all the development cooperation. 







Also featured in The Truth about Finland book by Porin kulttuurisäätö, Khaos Publishing.