ID: Guatemala - 1967
Location: Antigua, Yalu, San Juan de Laguna, San Lucas
Dates: November 2019
Project Length: 14 Days
Producer: Michelle Scott
ABOUT our community partner
This NGO’s mission is to help Guatemalan children, families, and communities reach their full potential. Their projects include a children’s home which provides a stable, loving and safe environment for the most vulnerable children in Guatemala. They also provide quality private education opportunities and outreach programs – which provide food deliveries, bunk beds, stoves, and water filters to impoverished villages Their long-term goals include bringing in water systems, electricity, job opportunities and mentorship.
SDGs: No poverty; Zero Hunger; Good Health and Well-being; Quality Education; Gender Equality (women empowerment); Clean Water and Sanitation; Decent Works and Economic Growth
Upon arrival in Guatemala, the photographer will be introduced to the NGO’s team. The photographer will visit their Children’s Home, painting project, and photograph the NGO’s daily activities.
The photographer will also document the deliveries of the bunk beds, stoves and filter in village of Yalu; visit educational program in Guatemala City and the hygiene clinic in Yalu. The photos will be used for print materials, social media, website, and annual gala and other fundraising efforts. Your images will also be shared by PWB to help support the work of the NGO and the PWB program.
Your job is to demonstrate the impact of the NGO through your storytelling and help convey to donors and grant programs the value of their financial support. Your images should tell a story that highlights experiences of local communities and the NGO’s mission of equal access to quality education and overall health and well-being for rural Guatemala.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign)
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
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