Location: Kampala, Uganda
Dates: September or November
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1844
ABOUT THE PROJECT PARTNER
Charcoal production and harvesting of food for cooking is the major cause of deforestation in Uganda. This NGO’s mission is to provide access to efficient cookstoves to improve lives and protect the environment throughout the developing world. They also partner with schools, hospitals, churches, farmer’s groups and corporations to market their stones to employees and community groups.
The photographer will meet the NGO’s staff members, visit their key project sites, and conduct interviews and take phone of the families/local communities. He/she will also take photos of the deforestation ad unimproved stoves. The images will be used for their marketing online materials, newsletters, grant proposals, conferences, and for educational and social media purposes.
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Excellent interpersonal and communications skill
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
$ 2,568 USD
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