Location: Managua, Nicaragua
Project Length: 12 days
Dates: February to August 2019
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1904
ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER
This NGO is a registered Nicaraguan and Canadian Charity with the simple, ambitious mission of ‘Making Educational Possible’ for all children in Nicaragua and the world.
In Nicaragua, only 56% of children are able to graduate from the 6thgrade. This NGO’s vision is to see all children in school and finishing their primary education. They have simple, cost-effective programs to empower children to go to school and stay in school.
The photographer will meet the NGO’s staff, photograph students, teachers, and community. He/she will also document delivery of school supply packages to partner school in Managua/Masaya area. As well, he/she will visit a school in mid-construction and photograph the construction crew at work and community volunteers, along with international volunteers. The photographer will also visit Leon area, and photograph teachers and ask about their stories and struggles. The NGO would like to use the photos for fundraising purposes, as well their impact reports, and social media.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Experience using editing software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign)
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Open to new experiences
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
$ 2,094 USD
Click here to learn about what program fees cover.