Country: El Salvador
Location: San Salvador, El Salvador
Dates: June 2 – 15, 2019 *specific dates
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1955* PWB Camera Program
ABOUT THE PARTNER PROJECT
Established in 1980, this organization’s mission is to contribute to the sustainability of El Salvador and the world, through the promotion and implementation of socio-environmental programs, projects and actions that strengthen a movement for social and environmental justice. They focus on the following environmental problems: climate change, water and food pollution, lack of water and food, sustainable transportation, waste management, people with disabilities. The organization’s main activities include: bicycle promotion, training in climate change, agro-ecology, high school environmental training and people with disabilities.
SDGs: Zero hunger (2); Clean water and sanitation (6); Sustainable cities and communities (11); Responsible consumption and production (12); Climate action (13) ]
The photographer will focus on capturing the story on: the NGO’s bicycle training and promotion in San Marcos, environmental activities with high school students in San Marcos, agro-ecological production in Tenancingo, and urban food production. The images will be used for reports, general awareness about the need to develop proper solutions for the environmental problems, and help the organization showcase their work to partner NGOs.
Lead and participate in the PWB Camera Program
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography)
Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
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.
Some knowledge of Spanish
*this is a PWB Camera Project
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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