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Microfinance Internships & Volunteering Program in Ghana

Locations

Ghana: Boako, Dunkwa, Dwenease and 3 other cities

Program Duration

2-4 Weeks, 3-6 Months, 5-8 Weeks, 7-12 Months, 9-12 Weeks, 1-2 Years

Term

Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Trimester, Academic Year, Throughout the year, May Term, Spring Break

Dates

Ongoing

Qualifications

No qualification or previous experience is required.
An interest in finance, microfinance, and business is a plus.

Minimum Education

High School

Intern Types

  • Business
  • Finance

Languages

  • English

Cost in US$:

600

Cost Includes:

  • Food
  • Housing
  • In-country orientation/Training
  • In-country staff support
  • Language instruction
  • Pre-departure orientation/Training
  • Registration fees

Program Fees Include:

1. Airport pick-up from Accra International Airport & transfer of volunteers or interns to project site
2. Local meals three times a day
3. Introduction to host family and program
4. Accommodation
5. Placement and supervision in program
6. 24/7 Hotline for support
7. In-country introduction/orientation
8. Regular Culture/Recreational Activities
(Personal spending not included)

Experience Required

no

Volunteer Types

  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Microfinance
  • Social Work

Typical Volunteer

You will work 5 days a week, leaving you two free days (Saturday & Sunday) to explore the area. You'll work between 3 to 9 hours per day. Once a volunteer has registered, they will work out a schedule with one of our program coordinators that meets both the volunteer's and program's needs.

Age Range

18 or older

This Program is open to

American, European, Canadian, Australian, South African, Kiwi, Worldwide and Asian Participants. This Program is also open to Families, Couples and Individuals.

Typical Living Arrangements

  • Group living
  • Home-stays
  • Independent living

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work

Independently or in Groups of 2-10

Application Process Involves

  • Online Application
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

At least 7 working days