Marco Bello

Italy

Biography

Marco Bello is a journalist and a photographer. Since 1992, he has been traveling to Latin America and Africa regularly. He lived in Haiti in the nineties, working for the weekly Creole magazine Libète. In 1999, he won the European Commission Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize, about democracy and human rights for a detailed project on Haiti. He lived also in Central and West Africa. Since 1998, he has covered international cooperation and development issues. He is now editor in the monthly magazine Missioni Consolata.

Funded project

Can the Money of the Future Make Poverty an Issue of the Past?

​Can the money of the future make poverty an issue of the past? This story delves into the question how mobile money is changing the ways individuals spend, save, trade and exchange in developing countries.