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One of Grenfell's bereaved crowdfunds to take photos of survivors

The sister of a Grenfell victim wants to honour all those who lost loved ones or survived the tragedy by compiling a photobook.

Feruza Afewerki is a photographer and her sister, Amal, died on the 19th floor while holding her three-year-old daughter.

After losing my own sister and her own family in the fire I've just been unsatisfied by the wider public not knowing how great this community was and wanting their stories to be out there.

My niece who was three-years-old when she passed away she had a whole life of potential that she didn't get to live out and I want their stories to be out there because they didn't get to tell their own stories.

– Feruza Afewerki

One of Feruza's first photobook subjects was a neighbour of her sister who escaped from the 16th floor.

Eddie Daffarn wrote a blog that warned of Grenfell's danger before the fire.

Eddie Daffarn being photographed by Feruza Afewerki

With Ed we went bird watching because that's something he liked to do before Grenfell.

What was really nice even in that conversation was him saying, 'do you know what, I think I'm going to do this more' because he'd stopped doing that.

Hopefully people feeling like they can just live again. There have been some times when I've photographed some community members who hadn't spoken about it at all.

Just through connecting with someone who's gone through something similar we able to say 'do you know what, I think I'm ready to go for therapy'.

– Feruza Afewerki

Lives have been completely turned upside down and it's important they get the correct and proper support they need to heal and be stronger again after living through this horrendous thing.

So I'm going to refocus the lens on who they really were allowing their memories to live on.

– Feruza Afewerki