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MicroLoan Foundation

MicroLoan Foundation is a microfinance charity working in Malawi and Zambia providing microfinance and training to groups of rural women, helping them to start small businesses and work their way out of poverty.

We are looking for an intelligent and energetic volunteer to work with our local team on supporting our Lend with Care (www.lendwithcare.org/) and Kiva (www.kiva.org/) partnerships. Based in Malawi and reporting to the Operations Manager, this is an excellent opportunity for a recent graduate to gain some varied field experience in the day to day programmes function of an international charity.

Job Description:                                                          

Person Specification:

The following skills and experience are essential to the role

The following skills and experience are desirable

The successful candidate will be able to commit to this role for a period of at least 6 months based in Malawi. Travel and accommodation cost will be covered.


Far-reaching: Many women are stuck in poverty, struggling to support themselves and their families – we find and help them so they can build a sustainable life, irrespective of background and belief.

Attentive: We respect and listen to all, especially the individuals we help, they know what they need.

Small: We discover the point where a small intervention can make the biggest impact – we can take a chance with someone if it is small.

Consistent: We do what is right with conviction, sensitivity, enthusiasm and inventiveness.

Open: We are open and honest about success and failure, use time and funds effectively, value teamwork and accept there is always a better way.

Closing date: 16th October            Interviews: 19th – 23rd October

Start date: As soon as possible

For more information or to submit your cover letter and CV please contact magdalena.guerin@mlf.org.uk


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