Location: Chitagong City, Rangunia, Cox's Bazar
Project Length: 14 days
Dates: March (preferred) or April 2019
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1965
ABOUT THE charity
Founded in 1996 this NGO's mission is to include disability issues in mainstream development to enable persons with disabilities to obtain equal opportunities and full participation. Their vision is that persons with disabilities will enjoy equal opportunities and full participation in all spheres of life.
The focus of this project will be documenting various initiatives, including but not limited to home-based rehabilitation initiatives, visits with partner organizations, community rehabilitation centres, disability self-help groups, disaster preparedness initiatives, assistive devices workshops, and meetings with government officials.
Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to thrive with a busy travel and work schedule with domestic flights and buses
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Some interest in or knowledge of disability rights issues
Experience in overseas development
Experience travelling abroad in developing nations
Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $175 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.
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