Location: Phonom Penh, Cambodia
Dates: April – Nov 2019 (will need 1-5 months notice)
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1960
ABOUT THE CHARITY
The organization’s mission is to enable vulnerable or marginalized children to realize his or her rights, to have all of their basic needs met and an opportunity to develop individual capacity. This organization, with the support of communities, government and civil society representatives – identifies and implements responses to enhance the access to a better future for children in need.
SDGs: No poverty (1), good health and well-being (3), quality education (4), gender equality (5), clean water and sanitation (6), reduced inequalities (10), sustainable cities and communities (11), peace, justice and strong institutions (16), partnership for the goals (17)
The Associate will be visiting this organization’s project areas, focusing on uncovering child abuse, substance abuse and child trafficking in Cambodia and the North Thai-Cambodian border. The project will focus on capturing stories about this organization’s work – including, neglected children, street children and children with disabilities (day care centres and vocational training centres, Childsafe Drop in Centres, as well as schools). The photographer/Associate with be introduced to the communities where this organization operates, as well as its sister organizations.
Photography stories will help the organization showcase their impact, and will be used to raise awareness and fundraise.
Proficient in photography (and videography)
Willingness to immerse in local cultures
Respect to cultural sensitivities
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Open to new experience
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) article 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.
Knowledge and understanding of sensitive topics, such as human trafficking
Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $250 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.
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