Overview

ID: South Africa - 1943
Location: Knysna
Dates: Flexible
Project Length:  14 days
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk

ABOUT our community partner

Established in 2001, this NGO’s mission is to reduce the barriers and stigma of HIV and increase opportunities for children and youth in marginalized communities in South Africa. Through the use of expressional art, participatory learning and narrative therapy, this NGO hopes to equip and inspire youth to create sustainable social change others, while providing education and resources on reproductive health and safer sex.

SDGs: Good health and wellbeing; quality education; gender equality; reduced inequalities

assignment DETAILS

The photographer will be introduced to the organization’s Director and team. He/she will be working on documenting stories of young people, which will help the organization build online campaigns that promote social justice and catalyze social change in line with the organization’s mission. The organization’s project site visits will include: meeting traditional healer, senior residents, pre-school teachers, as well as programs such as narrative therapy and expressional art activities. The images (and videos) will also be used for fundraising purposes, social media, web-based and traditional communications to motivate their existing supports, attract new supporters and create networks. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism (and videography)

  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

  • Open to new experiences

  • Experience working with vulnerable populations

  • Female photographer

  • Must be able to provide a criminal background check

 Desirable

  • Experience in overseas development and travelling in developing nations

assignment cost

$ 2,982 USD

Click here to learn about what program fees cover.

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