Overview

Country: Ghana
Location: Jamasi – Asante, Ghana
Dates: TBD
Project Length:  10-14 days
Application Deadline: July 31st, 2016
Project ID: 1618_Ghana

ABOUT THE CHARITY

This organization seeks to produce high quality affordable bamboo products which have both economic and social benefit to customers around the world. The main goal of this social enterprise is to help improve the social development of underprivileged people in rural communities by providing them with educational and economic opportunities. They also help promote the use of bamboo to lead to climate change mitigation, since bamboo absorbs carbon and emits more oxygen than any other plant.

PROJECT DETAILS

The volunteer will help retell the organization’s story with the focus on how they effectively work on alleviating poverty among the rural villages through educational and economic transformation. The project will include quite a bit of travel to various rural communities to document what is being done. 

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development
  • Experience traveling abroad in developing nations

Essential

  • Proficient in photography or videography
  • Willingness to immerse in local cultures
  • Respect to cultural sensitivities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Open to new experiences 

PROGRAM FEE

$1500.00

Click here to learn about what program fees cover.

Important notes

The opportunities listed below are open to all of our member storytellers (photographers/videographers). 

A complete membership application includes your application form and your $25 application fee.

Photographers & videographers selected are responsible for fundraising their PWB Program Fee and other project-related costs. 

Learn more about our photographer/videographer selection criteria.

Please visit our FAQ