Country:      Seychelles

Location:     Praslin Island & Cousin Island

Dates:          Fall/Winter 2016

Project Length:  Two Weeks

Application Deadline: July 31st

Project ID: 1629_Seychelles

ABOUT THE CHARITY
Founded in 1998, this NGO’s mission is to improve the conservation of biodiversity in this unique archipelago through its scientific management, research, educational and training programs.   Specific goals include: increasing and propagating the scientific knowledge of biodiversity, education of the public and promoting partnership and cooperation between like-minded individuals and organizations.


PROJECT DETAILS
The focus will be documenting this NGO’s work based around two Project sites on two different islands. Focus will specifically involve photographing and/or capturing video footage of wildlife both on land and in water. The material will be used to promote and create awareness of this NGO’s conservation work.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:  

Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
Proficient in videography
Experience with underwater photography/videography
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Experience living in remote area and ability to withstand intense heat and humidity
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

Desirable:

Experience in overseas development
Experience travelling abroad in developing nations


PROGRAM FEE:
$1,500.00