Photographer to Empower Tribal Women and Communities in India
Consultant (Typically 1 - 12 weeks)
When Can You Start?
You can start ASAP
Description and Impact
Launched in January 2018, our project aims to develop, train and empower tribal women of the neglected border villages between Maharashtra and Gujarat, in Dadra Nagar Haveli (DNH). Women in these communities traditionally have few earning opportunities and have suffered exploitation at the hands of employers.
We, along with our implementation partner, provide experiential training including exposure visits to successful concerns on dairy farming, poultry farming, vermi-compost, tailoring, and organic vegetable farming. We also conduct activities to build confidence and assertiveness and assist the women in developing links to relevant markets.
We have seen considerable increases in the women’s earnings, in some cases to Rs. 15,000 per month, which gives stability and certainty for them throughout the year. Our aspiration is that these economically empowered women can transform their tribal society from the inside, ensuring their children’s education and developing their communities by participating in village decisions. We need compelling pictures of our tribal women beneficiaries, their families, their work and the community which can convey their stories to spread awareness and gain support for our initiative.
Compelling Pictures of our women beneficiaries, their home, their work, their family and community that show the impact of our work and tell their stories in a compelling way. Close ups and candid pictures showing the challenge, effort and successful impact are desirable.
Our ideal candidate must be an expert in photography and in capturing great ideas and stories through the lens. He / She may have added social media and digital communication expertise, but not essential.
We Provide These Local Benefits
- Learning Opportunity
- Good For Groups
The Experteer can learn about the indigenous tribal culture in this region, know about their history, their life, challenges, trials, etc. The experteer can also gain hands-on experience supporting a grassroots social enterprise.
We will connect the candidate to the community through our staff and also along with the accompaniment of our field NGO partner. We can facilitate a comfortable hotel stay within easy reach of the villages.