Overview

Country: Mexico
Location: Chiapas, Mexico
Dates: TBD
Project Length:  10-14 days
Application Deadline: July 31st, 2016
Project ID: 1608_Mexico

ABOUT THE CHARITY

The organization was started in 2013 by a man that discovered a magical place with a unique energy; a place rich in history, culture, and traditions, Chiapas. The organization work to combat poverty by turning, in an innovative and integral way, the talents that the indigenous women of Chiapas have into income for their households.

PROJECT DETAILS

The volunteer will work with the organization to show people the reality of the communities in Chiapas and the difference that can be made. They’ll focus on showcasing the different talents and special skills of the women in Chiapas that are part of their traditions. The volunteer will also use their skills to tell the story of the various indigenous communities and their way of life that can be shared with people around the world.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development
  • Experience traveling abroad in developing nations

Essential

  • Proficient in photography or videography
  • Willingness to immerse in local cultures
  • Respect to cultural sensitivities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Open to new experiences

PROGRAM FEE

$1500.00

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Important notes

The opportunities listed below are open to all of our member storytellers (photographers/videographers). 

A complete membership application includes your application form and your $25 application fee.

Photographers & videographers selected are responsible for fundraising their PWB Program Fee and other project-related costs. 

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