FairMail: train youth in photography and creativity

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Trujillo, Peru via kindly anonymous
Contact
Person: 
Janneke Smeulderse
Email: 
janneke [at] fairmail [dot] info

FairMail is a company producing fair trade greeting cards with photos made in Peru and India.

The photos on FairMail cards are taken by underprivileged Indian and Peruvian teenagers. FairMail offers them photography training, part-time work, medical insurance and guidance in making their future plans. 

The teenagers get 50 % of the profits of the sale of their own cards to finance their housing and education.

 

Details
People: 
all ages, everybody with a passion for photography is welcome
Commitment: 
6 weeks
Skills: 
- basic Spanish speaking. - Flexible and open-minded and open in communcation - Interest and some experience with working with teenagers (13-18 years old) - Able to work independently and structured - Creative and flexible in organizing activities
Tipo: 
- preparing and giving classes in photography and creativity with special attention on making powerful images for greeting cards. - watching and rating the photos made by the teenagers
Money: 
no entrance fee, cost of living are about 10 euros a day, we can help to find cheap accomodation

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