Wouter Elsen

Wouter Elsen is a freelance video reporter.

He finished a professional bachelor course in journalism in Brussels before studying International North-South Cooperation.


Wouter Elsen
Cameraman, Photographer, International Cooperation

Supported projects

Talibé: a childhood dedicated to Allah

  • Youth
  • Education

Talibés are students in Senegal who are sent by their parents to specialized Koranic schools. There, however, they are often beaten by rogue Koran teachers. For their documentary, Arne Gillis, Wouter Elsen and Eneas Mentzel followed talibés at school and on the street and talked to Koran teachers and street workers.

Hope in Haiti's Scorched Earth

  • Human Rights

Five years ago, Haiti was hit by a devastating earthquake—not for the first time. The country was in shatters. Journalists Arne Gillis and Wouter Elsen take a closer look at how the country is doing, five years after the earthquake.