Overview

Country: Bangladesh
Location: Khulna, Soalia
Dates: March 2019 (preferred), Oct/Nov 2019 (secondary)
Project Length:  14 days
Application Deadline:  TBD
Project ID: 1971

ABOUT THE ngo

This project will involve working with two NGOs, one capacity-building international NGO and one grassroots NGO in Bangladesh, with whom the capacity-building NGO is working. The capacity-building NGO works to make learning and education more accessible by building up programming and infrastructure in local libraries. The grassroots Bangladeshi NGO is a library that has created educational programming for underprivileged youth in its community.

assignment DETAILS

The focus of this project will be documenting this NGO’s work in various project sites in rural Bangladesh. The grassroots-NGO/library requires documentation of the following initiatives: Social development through education (includes drives for food, clothing, and infrastructure repair), economic development through education (includes technical courses, economic support, and educational supplies), and environmental development through education (involves plantation and community clean-up initiatives).

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development

  • Experience travelling abroad in developing nations

Essential

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism

  • Proficiency in English communication

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

  • Teaching/workshop facilitation skills - PWB CAMERA PROGRAM PROJECT!

  • 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.

PROGRAM FEE

Program Fee $2940 USD

Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $300 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.

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