Overview

Country:  Guatemala
Location: Antigua, The Chel Area and nearby areas
Dates:  February - Aug 2019
Project Length: Two Weeks
Application Deadline: OPEN
Project ID: 1933

ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER

This organization’s mission is to create new opportunities for the Ixil People through sustainable programs of positive change. Their goals include community development for change in extreme poverty.

PROJECT DETAILS

The photographer will be introduced to the organization’s staff and volunteers. He/she will visit several project sites, and host personal interviews with the Indigenous people group. These interviews would have three subject headings – experiences during the genocide, life in extreme poverty, project involvement with the NGO. The images will be used on the organization’s blog, website, social media, and public speaking engagements. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism  

  • Experience using editing software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign) 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills 

  • Respect to cultural sensitivity as you will be working with vulnerable populations  

 Desirable

  • Adaptable to new and different situations 

    *Project itinerary will be set upon contact with photographer based on physical ability

 

PROGRAM FEE

$ 2,372 USD

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