Overview

Country: India
Location: Thar Desert of Rajasthan
Dates: Anytime
Project Length: 10 days
Application Deadline: Open
Project ID: 1710

ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER

Founded in 2010, this NGO’s mission is to empower women to break the cycle of poverty by enabling them to engage in income generating activates, such as growing vegetables/pomegranates, and using them to feed their families and selling surplus to markets. Their goal is to provide women of the Thar Desert of India with the correct equipment and means to do this, to enable women to become self-sufficient for life.

PROJECT DETAILS

Working with the women of the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, this project will involve photographing and capturing women planting seeds and documenting the meaningful impact this has on their lives. The photographer will stay between two locations, Jodhpur and Phalodi city. The material will be used to provide donors with visibility on how their donation is making a meaningful impact to these women’s lives.

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to withstand some travel on foot, warm temperatures.  
  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

 Desirable

  • Some knowledge of Hindi.
  • Experience in overseas development
  • Experience travelling abroad in developing nations

 

 

PROGRAM FEE

$ 1,830 USD

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