Overview

ID: Kenya - 1992
Location: Kisumu (and nearby areas), Kenya
Dates: October 2019, December 2019, January 2020, February 2020
Project Length:  14 days
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk

ABOUT our community partner

Established in 2014, this community-based organisation is located in a small village in the Asembo region in the north west part of Kenya. Over the last two decades, this community has experienced an unprecedented amount of deaths due to HIV/AIDS.  This inspired the organization to establish prevention and education programs in order to stop further spread of this epidemic.

Their mission is to achieve social solidarity and assist the people of the community in becoming self-reliant, empowered individuals who lead healthier and more fulfilling lives. Their main goals include eradicating illiteracy and improving health education; increasing food production through sustainable agriculture; improving the health of the community members; empowering women and youth.

SDGs: No poverty, good health and well-being, gender equality

project DETAILS

Upon arrival at Kisumu, the Associate will be introduced to the organization’s staff and volunteers. He/she will be provided with project orientation, and visit several projects sites, such as: seamstresses and cultural project, the fishermen project, primary and secondary schools around the Manyatta Slum, women and youth project, farms and microfinance projects.

The images will be used on the organization’s website and social media platforms, as well as to help the organization create more awareness about their programs.

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 community members and the NGO’s mission to promote good health and well-being.

 During the project, the Associate will be required to organize a workshop for the NGO’s team on photography and storytelling.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article, 600-800 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment. 

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism

  • Teaching/workshop facilitator skills – PWB CAMERA PROGRAM PROJECT!

  • Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

  • Respect to cultural sensitivity

 Desirable

  • Videography

  • Experience in overseas development and travelling abroad in developing nations  

assignment cost

$ 3011

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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