Rich Koechlein is a Minneapolis-based assignment photographer. Rich has photographed the people and places in Peru, Greece, Morocco, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Sri Lanka, Colombia, India, Guatemala, Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Traveling through the developing world has opened his eyes to the plight and the hope facing many cultures. In response to the tragedies of the tsunami of 2004, Rich helped create the Minnesota chapter of Architecture for Humanity. This group has worked on local as well as international projects that provide design solutions to communities and organizations in need.
Rich was also able to work with Population Services International (PSI) for an AIDS prevention program in the Hanuabada Settlement in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.