We have a winner!


We are happy to announce the very first winner of our monthly #theDignityProject Photo Competition!



“A good life is a work of art” –WYA Track A Training

By Instagram User Rebecca Maus

  We loved the spontaneous joy  and color shown against the still backdrop.  WYA is celebrating the International Year of the Family, and this photo recalls that certain freedom that is unique to family life.

Here are some of our favorite runners-up:



"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” -Victor Frankl

By Aliah Cimafranka

We particularly loved this photo in light of Maya Angelou’s recent passing, and her memoir

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings


Another favorite was this sweet submission that came in around Mother’s Day:




We had the opportunity to make our own submission to #thedignityproject when one of our staff members brought her son to visit the office.  He loved meeting our President, Obadias Ndaba:



We received many notable contributions, and encourage you to tweak your photography skills for the chance to win in June!


If you want to share what dignity looks like to you, and be the next honored winner of a $25.00 gift certificate, submit your photo in 3 easy steps:

1. Snap a pic!

2. Choose a corresponding quote from the WYANA list (you can place the quote on top of the photo or simply include it as a caption)

3. Upload it in your public Instagram account with the hashtags: #TheDignityProject #MonthSubmitted

*The contest is open to USA and Canada residents only.


More information:www.wya.net/thedignityproject