Overview

Country: Kenya
Location: Nairobi and surrounding area
Dates: Sept-Oct 2019
Project Length:  14 days
Project ID: 1970
Producer: Michelle Scott

ABOUT THE ngo

Founded in 2000, this NGO’s mission is to champion and lobby for the rights and needs of the welfare of orphans, youth and widows through advocacy for their role in the implementation of sustainable developmental programs in the community. They have programs in education, nutrition, health care, food security, environmental sustainability, capacity building, peace-building and violence prevention, human rights, self-governance, and entrepreneurship.

assignment DETAILS

The focus will be documenting this NGO’s work based in various project sites in rural Kenya. Specifically, the incumbent will document students in education programs, document workers in entrepreneurship and vocational programs, capture photos of local people and document their stories, document refurbished products being sold in local markets, and document an inter-school sports day.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development

  • Experience travelling abroad in developing nations

Essential

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

  • Teaching/workshop facilitation skills

  • Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.

PROGRAM FEE

$ 3,170 USD

Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $310 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.

Click here to learn about what program fees cover.


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