Overview

Country:  Guatemala
Location: Santiago Sacatepéquez, Bocacosta, and Tecpan, Guatemala  
Dates:  Spring - Summer 2019 (Anytime)
Project Length: Two Weeks
Application Deadline: OPEN
Project ID: 1935

ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER

This NGO transforms the health of communities in Guatemala by creating high-quality health solutions to fill the critical gap in care. They enable healthcare providers and patients to work in a collaborative, communal environment to provide workable solutions to common health problems for their patients and community. The organization provides healthcare to poor, marginalized and Indigenous patients, who otherwise would not receive care. They focus on chronic disease. Their goals include: providing care for diabetes, hypertension and cardiac diseases, as well as for cancer, and difficult pediatric solutions – such as down syndrome and epilepsy. 

PROJECT DETAILS

The photographer will visit several project sites in order to document the NGO’s work in different programs and communities (including: Nutrition program, research program, Diabetes clinic, Chronic Kidney Disease study program and women’s health promotion/microfinance program). The photos will enable the organization to share their story, their work and the lives of their patients with people around the world (the photos will be featured on their website, social media channels, print media and updates with donors). 

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 

 

PROGRAM FEE

$ 2,877 USD

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