ID: Uganda - 1921
Dates: February 10th to 24th, 2020; or August 20th to 4th, 2020
Project Length: 14 days
Producer: Myroslava Stadnyk
ABOUT our community PARTNER
This organization’s vision is a world in which women realize their full socio-economic and civic potential. Their mission is to empower women to achieve financial independence through strengthening community participation, advocacy and service provision. Their goals include empowering women to eliminate any practices inhibiting their social and economic development; supporting inclusive education for vulnerable and marginalized children, especially young girls; enhancing community capacity to mitigate and adapt to climate for sustainable change; and strengthening organizational systems to enhance effective operation and management of its processes, structures and programs.
SDGs: No Poverty, Zero Hunger, Gender Equality, Reduced Inequalities
You will be introduced to the NGO’s staff and volunteers. You will visit several project areas to document the NGO’s work related to women farmers in agribusiness, food security and nutrition, youth vocational skills, water sanitation and hygiene programs in schools and households, women and land rights, as well as social services advocacy.
The organization will use the images to raise resources to benefit the communities where they work, and share stories of change and challenges with stakeholders. The images will be used on social media, newsletters, and publications. Your images will also be shared by PWB to help support the work of the NGO and the PWB program.
Your job is to demonstrate the impact of the NGO through your storytelling and help convey to donors and grant programs the value of their financial support. Your images should tell a story that highlights experiences of local women and the NGO’s mission to promote and support their future success.
Interest and understanding of issues surrounding gender equality
Proficient in photo-documentary/photojournalism
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
Open to new experiences
Storytelling - Must submit a minimum of one (1) original article of 600-800 words, written in third-person, upon completion of the project, to complement the images of this assignment.
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