Overview

Country: Sierra Leone
Location: Pujehun District, Sierra Leone, Africa
Dates: Winter/Spring 2016
Project Length: 14 Days
Application Deadline: ** PROJECT ON HOLD - Check back later for new deadline **
Project ID: 1605_ PujehunDistrictSierraLeone

ABOUT THE CHARITY

No matter how simple the effort or how large the cause, we believe in restoring hope and advancing minds. We promote charitable giving and humanitarian work among the youth by selflessly supporting the act of giving back. We have a commitment to providing sustainable healthcare, education and empowerment opportunities to rural and overlooked communities in need.

PROJECT DETAILS

This NGO’s commitment to healthcare and women's empowerment lives on through their newly constructed state of the art maternity center. This facility was opened in April 2014 in a rural village in Sierra Leone, Pujehun district. To date, more than 5000 patients have been seen and treated, and more than 100 healthy babies have been delivered. This NGO is committed to providing general healthcare, vaccinations, family planning services and general medical supports for their community and nearby villages.

QUALIFICATIONS

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development
  • Experience traveling abroad in developing nations 

Essential

  • Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
  • Proficient in photography and videography 
  • Respect to cultural sensitivity as you will be working with vulnerable people on sensitive topics 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills 
  • Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient

PROGRAM FEE

$1500.00

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Important notes

The opportunities listed below are open to all of our member storytellers (photographers/videographers). 

A complete membership application includes your application form and your $25 application fee.

Photographers & videographers selected are responsible for fundraising their PWB Program Fee and other project-related costs. 

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