Location: Livingstone town, the Victoria Falls, Kabuyu, Maramba, Ngwenya, Libuyu, Sichiwasa, Zambia
Dates: May 14-28; or Aug. 7-21, 2019
Project Length: 14 days
Application Deadline: TBD
Project ID: 1978
ABOUT THE PARTNER PROJECT
This NGO’s mission is empowering the children, young people and their wider families with skills, knowledge and opportunities to improve their education, livelihood, health and protecting their environment. Their main activities include: education, sports, arts and creative activities, skills development and small-scale agricultural programs.
Upon arrival at Livingstone, the Associate will be meeting the NGO’s staff and provided with orientation/basic training of the NGO/community. He/she will visit various project sites, including schools in order to document the NGO’s programs; as well, he/she will visit the Kabuyu village, the Maramba and Ngwenya Communities to interview the project participants. The Associate is also going to photograph the Football girls and boys team, and visit the nearby Sachiwasa village. During the project, the Associate will be required to organize a workshop for the NGO’s team on photography and storytelling.
The images will be used for social media, donors/supporters materials, as well as the NGO’s website.
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)
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
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As per the NGO, you should expect approximately $250 out of pocket expenses based on your food and recreational preferences.