ID: India - 1997
Location: New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai
Dates: Closer to April 29 – May 1, 2019; or any time
Project Length: 14 days
Producer: Michelle Scott
ABOUT our community partner
This NGO’s mission is to build a just and equitable society by transforming individuals from socially and economically excluded communities into agents of change. Their work also includes expanding partnerships, and engaging and influencing governments, business and other stake-holders to take this movement to scale.
The activities/projects include: providing care and support to the orphaned and abandoned children who faced high levels of discrimination in a variety of settings including households, community, educational institutions, hospitals and workplaces; addressing the issues of child protection and safe guarding by focusing on creating safe spaces for children, adolescents and young vulnerable adults; free LGBTQ counselling and support services; a sport development program for adolescents and youth that uses the medium of sport to deliver crucial life skills education on the issues of menstrual health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, communication, financial literacy, gender-based violence; netball tournaments (for girls and boys between the ages of 13 and 16); economic empowerment initiative; advocacy campaigns; and training workshops on issues related to sexuality and sexual health.
SDGs: Good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, decent work and economic growth, reduced inequalities, peace justice and strong institutions, partnerships for the goals.
Upon arrival to New Delhi, you will visit several project sites (as listed above) in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Thozhamai Chennai in order to document the NGO’s work and activities.
The images will be used for social media, reporting, donor-related materials, website.
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Adaptable to new and different situations, flexible and patient
Experience in overseas development and travelling abroad in developing nations
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