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You can use this form to request to be come a blog author on Develop Africa's blog.

Do you have a passion for writing and would like to be published?
Did you travel anywhere in Africa, and do you want a platform to share stories about your experiences and observations?
Are you an inquisitive person who enjoys learning about other cultures?
Do you love to express your view in an engaging and thought provoking way?

If any of those describe you, check out Develop Africa’s opportunities for writers.  Our bloggers create educational material of their choosing

  1. Summaries/updates from our ongoing projects in Africa.  This involves write-ups on Develop Africa's projects
  2. Educational Resources.  This involves research and writing about topics that interest you or if you have good stories from abroad.  Existing topics for our educational posts have included:
     
  • Technology and Education
  • Disease and Disaster
  • Women Empowerment and Gender Equality
  • Economic Topics and Microfinance
  • Children in Africa
  • Development in Africa (General)
  • African Topics of Your Choice (with approval)

   
Please visit our blog here to get an idea of what has been written

Please also see writing tips: http://bit.ly/da-blog-tips

The types of projects we are involved in include:

  • Child Sponsorship
  • Computer Labs and Computer Training
  • Education
  • Health
  • Leadership Development
  • Microfinance
  • Workforce Empowerment

 

Project writers will be in communication with members of our project teams and will be responsible for documenting the progress of a project of their choosing. Please visit the Projects part of our site to see what we are doing: http://www.developafrica.org/projects.

 

Benefits of Blogging with Us:

Your work with your name is published for free on our website.
It's a great, flexible way to get your work out there and also create awareness of our focus areas.

  
Requirements:

All you need is a laptop and an internet connection to get started!
You must be able to commit to writing at least one blog entry every 2 months.
Your writing must not be offensive, derogatory or political; write about the above mentioned subjects in an informative and engaging manner.
If you’d like to contribute to either or both of the two writing areas, we would love to hear from you. This is a voluntary position where you can make a difference!

  
To apply, please fill out and submit the form below.  You will need to provide the following information:

Copy of your writing.  This must be a complete article ready for publishing
A resume or CV
(Optional) Link to your website
  

By submitting this form, you agree to our blog author terms and conditions

Thanks for your interest,

Develop Africa writing team