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Micro-finance & Micro-enterprise Opportunities in Bolivia
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Micro-finance & Micro-enterprise Opportunities in Bolivia

Fields

  • Agriculture
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Development
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Sustainable Development
  • Web Design

Causes

  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Human Rights
  • Marketing
  • Microfinance
  • Nutrition
  • Small Business Development
  • Social Work
  • Teaching

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months

Year(s) Offered

2017

Age Requirement

Open to All Ages

Participation Guidelines

Worldwide Participants.

Cost in USD per week

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Program Includes:

The program fee covers: airport pickup upon arrival; a one-week orientation; family homestay with all meals provided; language lessons; development trainings; midterm retreat (9+ weeks only); on-going in-country support from FSD site team and U.S. staff; Project Seed Grant; eligibility for additional project funding up to $800; medical evacuation and limited health insurance. Our program fees also contribute to the capacity-building of our partner organizations, and include a $300 seed grant for all interns’ work abroad.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation

Unpaid

Experience Required

No.

Qualifications

- 17+ years old
- Intermediate Spanish speaking and comprehension for Latin American locations
- 9-week minimum commitment

To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Finance, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Application Procedures

  • Written Application
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume

Scholarships Offered

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