Country: East Malaysia
Dates: Anytime after May 2019
Project Length: 14 days
Project ID: 1850v
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk
ABOUT THE charity
This NGO aims to conserve sun bears through holistic strategies – incorporating animal welfare, education, research, rehabilitation, ecotourism, community conservation, anti-poaching, and captive breeding. Their primary goal is to provide long-term living environment for captive bears that cannot be released, as well as raising awareness about this issue.
The photographer (and videographer) will visit the NGO’s key project sites – including their centre. He/she will also take photos of sun bears in the forest enclosures. The images (and videos) will be used for their marketing and promotional materials in order to help the NGO raise awareness among the general public.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Open to new experiences
*not suitable for persons with food allergies and insect phobias
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) article 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.
Experience in overseas development and travelling in developing nations
Note: As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $320 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preference.
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