Ghana: Livelihood Volunteer Intern


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

AS-7 AsofanOfankor North- Accra, GH

About

The Livelihood Project aims to alleviate the stress and burden of being trapped in the poverty cycle by offering loans and training to women to become self-sufficient in their communities. Women are also given the opportunity to start a savings plan (locally known as "susu") to help save money to repay their loan and educate that savings can build quickly.
By providing access to affordable loans and the platform for education, the project supports the economic participation of women, combats intergenerational poverty and actively promotes social gender equality.
Volunteer Intern’s Role will include:Reviewing Loan Applications, Leading Training Sessions, Consulting on business plans,Organizing one-on-one interviews, Undertaking fieldwork to collect relevant data, Monitoring the women’s business at their location, Collecting of daily "susu" from beneficiaries and Social Media

Fluent in English, both verbal and written
Exceptional communication skills
Work independently
Take initiative to lead a project
Exceptional teamwork skills
Beneficial skills but not essential:
An undergraduate degree in Finance, Economics, Development, or Gender Studies
Experience in banking, consultancy, business management and/or international development

please send us an email : info@afawigh.org with a cover letter and a resume OR visit our website and apply online: http://www.afawigh.org/volunteer/application-form

Skills

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • 40hr/week
  • Exceptional teamwork skills Be comfortable chairing group presentations Ability to work in a multicu

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