Location: Iganga District villages
Dates: June – August; or October 2019
Project Length: 14 days
Project ID: 1986
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk
ABOUT THE charity
This non-governmental local organization (NGO) facilitates community health and well-being in rural Uganda through improved access, education, and prevention. The organization is working on project development in collaboration with their local non-governmental and governmental partners in Iganga District, as well as the communities involved in the projects.
SDGs: 1) No poverty; 3) Good Health and Well-Being; 6) Clean Water and Sanitation
The Associate will spend time with the NGO staff members and volunteer team, and visit various sites to photograph their current projects/developments. The photos/videos will be used primarily as tools to educate people about the organization. The organization is currently updating their website and would like to include more engaging, high-quality photos and videos on their site and in their fundraising-related and promotional materials. During the project, the Associate will be required to organize a workshop for the NGO’s team on photography and storytelling.
Photos and (videos) would be used primarily as tools to educate people about this organization. The NGO is currently updating our website and would like to include more engaging, high-quality photos and videos on our site and in our printed materials. Fundraising would be a secondary purpose.
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article, 800-1000 words upon completion of the project, to complement the images/footage of this assignment.
Teaching/workshop facilitator skills – PWB CAMERA PROGRAM PROJECT
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Experience using editing software (Photoshop, InDesign)
Understanding and appreciation for different cultures and ways of life
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Respect to cultural sensitivity
Experience in overseas development and travelling abroad in developing nations
As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $430 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.
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