MicroFinance and MicroEnterprise Intern & Volunteer in Kenya
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MicroFinance and MicroEnterprise Intern & Volunteer in Kenya


Kenya: Kakamega, Mombasa


  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Sustainable Development


  • Business
  • Community Centers
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Microfinance
  • Small Business Development
  • Teaching
  • Volunteer Management

Program Duration

5-8 Weeks, 9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Cost in USD

USD 4,995 - USD 8,280+, varies by duration

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 USD 800; medical evacuation and limited health insurance. Our program fees also contribute to the capacity-building of our partner organizations, and include a USD 300 seed grant for all interns' work abroad.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation


Experience Required



Internship Requirements:
- 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

  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Resume
  • Online Application