Overview

Country: Kenya
Location: Nairobi
Dates: April, August, or December 2019
Project Length:  14 days
Project ID: 1937
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk

ABOUT THE ngo

Established in 2005, this NGO’s mission is to nurture transformative leadership in girls and young women from underserved backgrounds to meet the urgent need for more African women in leadership. Their goals include: to bridge barriers of access to financial resources for girls and young women which bar them from accessing opportunities; to equip girls and young women with the internal resources, personal support and experiential learning needed to lead; to amplify the voices of girls and young women in their communities by creating spaces for them to champion their issues; to facilitate the space and opportunities for girls and young women to effectively champion their issues.

PROJECT DETAILS

The photographer will participate in an orientation session upon his/her arrival to the organization’s project site. He/she will join the organization’s staff for a Leadership Activity, as well as visit several Alumnae and Scholar sites. The organization will use photos (and videos) to showcase the contribution and impact of girl and young women’s leadership. The materials will help them raise allies and supporters of their work, while debunking what myths and misconceptions around what girls and women’s contribution to the continent’s development. The images will also be used for their publications (including annual reports and profiles, communication materials, social media, print and digital platforms).

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development and travelling in developing nations 

Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography) 

  • Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign) 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills 

  • Awareness of issues relevant to young women

PROGRAM FEE

$ 2,908 USD

Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $320 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.  

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