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Location: RIO DULCE, GUATEMALA

Dates: Winter 2015

Application Deadline: October 15th, 2014

Project ID: GUATE

ABOUT THE CHARITY

This non-governmental organization provides a safe home, love, proper health care, and education to Guatemalan children who have been abused, abandoned, malnourished, or live in extreme poverty. They strive to equip children in their care with the appropriate skills and education necessary to become an upstanding, empowering self-sustaining citizen in their community. 

PROJECT DETAILS

We would like to tell the story of the physical, financial, and emotional struggles of the Mayan people of the Guatemalan Highlands who work with the charity.

Essential:

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
  • Committed to respecting and promoting human rights
  • Be culturally sensitivity, flexible, and adaptable
  • Intermediate knowledge of Spanish
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • The photographer must be able to endure with basic living conditions.

Desirable:

  • Experience in overseas development in the global south

PROGRAM FEE