UGANDA: Micro-Finance Support Volunteers

Our development partner in Uganda runs a micro-finance project in rural and semi-urban areas of Uganda. Go Volunteer Africa is looking for Micro-finance support volunteers to work alongside local teams to improve this project. This microfiance volunteer opportunity in Uganda provides micro-finance support volunteers both learning and hands-on experience. 

The microfinance project in Uganda provides small financial loans to individuals and small groups of women and youth who are not be able to access loans from a traditional bank, this program will allow for home repair loans. Micro-finance support volunteers can assist the project by reviewing loan application forms, completing the daily ledger, conducting business review interviews with those who interested in loans, updating the beneficiary profiles and visiting the beneficiaries to monitor their growth.

IN BRIEF:

  • develop small business ideas,
  • basic bookkeeping skills
  • conduct weekly workshops on topics related to micro-credit, computer literacy and vocation skills training.
  • Helping locals with writing business plans
  • Developing marketing strategies
  • Conducting workshops
  • Providing business guidance and support and more.

Go Volunteer Africa’s micro-finance volunteering and internship opportunities are a great way of gaining business skills while helping small businesses in Africa. As a micro-finance support volunteer, if you can commit a longer term volunteer placement are likely  to be involved in more in-depth analysis of the project, for example conducting long-term financial projections, reviewing the program’s policies and procedures, and helping to develop new micro-finance products.

PROJECT DETAILS:

As a volunteer or intern with our Microfinance Volunteering project in Uganda, you will be placed in a unique position to assist with economic and business development in rural needy communities.  As far as microfinance volunteer in Uganda opportunities are concerned you’ll have to decide just what you’re into, either internship with credits or just volunteering-sharing your skills and expertise.

Go Volunteer Africa’s volunteering in Uganda program is FREE, our development is a top rated development organization with a number of sustainable development projects across the country that provide economic support, education, capacity building for rural, semi-urban people and slum dwellers in Uganda. Each volunteer Uganda placement provides a totally different experience, but main activities involve working with local children, youth, women and elderly.

We utilize local resources and provide the locals with the education and skills they need to empower themselves to be self- sufficient.  A micro-fiance support volunteer placement is appropriate for you if you have great ideas and a seriously flexible nature. This volunteering project in Uganda is ideal for the volunteers interested in entrepreneurship and finance. They can gain practical work experience in the field and international experience, while learning from locals and making a worthy contribution to the community.

It is important that you have a strong interest in the field. You should also be flexible, able to communicate well, and eager to learn. Knowledge for business, international development, and microcredit is very important in this project in Uganda.

PROJECT HINTS:

Availability: Project open all year round
Duration: Minimum one week commitment
Age Limits: Minimum 18yrs or older for solo travelers.
Minimum Age: ——————
Dates: 2nd or 16th of the month
Arrival dates: 1st or 15th of the month
Airport Arrival: Airport pickup, meet and greet by GVA partner representative
Working Days: Monday – Friday – 5 days a week, 3-5 hours in a day
Weekends: Free – Travel / Sightseeing for long-term participants
Accommodation: Host Families or volunteer house
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Support: Pre-departure guide, In-country staff available 24/7
Location: Mukono (Around Uganda)
Language: English

Get Started

Fill Volunteer Application Form here or Make an inquiry here