Location: Jinja District
Dates: Uganda April 2018
Project Length: 7-10 days
Project ID: 1801
ABOUT THE PARTNER PROJECT
Established in 2002, this nonprofit organization is dedicated to planting fruitful trees and plants to alleviate world hunger, combat climate change, strengthen communities, and improve the surrounding air, soil, and water. Fruit trees heal the environment by cleaning the air, improving soil quality, preventing erosion, creating animal habitat, sustaining valuable water sources, and providing healthy nutrition.
The focus will be documenting this Organization’s work at approximately 10 various projects/ individual orchard plantings and/or distributions. Orchards include both school and community plantings. As well there will be an accompanying arborist-led horticultural workshop that will require documentation.
Experience in photo-documentary or photojournalism
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Physical fitness to withstand hot and humid conditions when documenting field work
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
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.
Some familiarity with Spanish (El Salvador) or Swahili (Uganda)
Experience in overseas development
Experience travelling abroad in developing nations
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