Do you have a background in finance or business?
You can intern in Micro-finance in Guatemala and help small entrepreneurs start or grow their business. In Guatemala, many people just need a small amount of money for their business which is not loaned by banks and end up resorting to loan sharks that destroy the loaner's business with high interest rates.
Our partner micro-finance organizations seek to help small entrepreneurs with small loans with sustainable interest rates, financial education programs and follow-ups.
- Boost your resume with real Micro-finance interaction with clients
- Have creative freedom to brainstorm on new strategies
What to Expect
You will be working with micro-finance organizations and coops that play an important role in low income communities by giving micro credits and provide help borrowers to manage it. More specifically you will be:
-Helping the organization present workshops to small community entrepreneurs.
-Working with families to manage their budget
-Helping the IT system of the organization.
-Brainstorming on new strategies
-Helping in different events such as farmer´s fairs.
-Advising small community businesses.
-Brainstorming new strategies
-and much more!
Airport welcome and private transport to host family
24-hour on call support and emergency assistance
Internship placement, certificate of completion, and letter of recommendation
Housing & Meals
Private room accommodation (shared bathroom) with a local host family.
Breakfast and dinner are provided seven days per week. The Guatemalan diet consists of rice, corn, black beans, chicken and a diverse range of fresh fruits and vegetables.
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