Overview

ID: India - 2011
Location:  Budhina Kalan (District Muzaffarnagar), Uttar Pradesh
Dates: March - May 2020; or Aug - Oct 2020
Project Length: 14 days
Producer: Michelle Scott

ABOUT our community partner

This NGO works to reduce plastic and textile waste, by using a circular economy approach and turning waste materials into woven furniture. The NGO aims to revive age old forms of weaving and furniture styles that originated in India almost 5000 years ago. The organization trains and employs rural artisan women; providing them with an income and independence, while helping to preserve cultural artforms.

SDGs: Climate Action, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities, Decent Work and Economic Growth

project DETAILS

The Associate Photographer will be introduced to the NGO’s team and will visit their main project sites and programs, including: artisans villages, rope making factories and units, weaving and skills training workshops. The photos will be used to showcase the NGO’s story through reports for their partners and funders, and most importantly – their communities. 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, grant programs, and customers, the value of their financial support. Your images should tell a story that highlights experiences of local communities and the NGO’s mission of promoting circular economies and Indian artisan traditions.

QUALIFICATIONS

Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development and travelling in developing nations

 Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Respectful to cultural sensitivity

  • Open to new experiences

assignment costs

$3,186

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