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Microfinance Intern

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Aga Khan Foundation Canada, Fellowship in International Development Management (IDM) / Fellowship in International Microfinance and Microenterprise (IMM)
Acronyme : AKFC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is a private, non-denominational, Canadian development agency established in 1980. As a member of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), AKFC promotes equitable and sustainable development in Asia and Africa, without regard to faith, origin or gender. For over 25 years, AKFC has partnered with CIDA on a range of successful programs in some of the poorest parts of the world. Concentrating on livelihoods, education, health and civil society strengthening, AKFC and its partners seek to address the interconnected causes of poverty through a long-term, multi-input approach that empowers individuals and communities to seek local solutions to the challenges of poverty. All programs share cross-cutting concerns for gender equality, environmental sustainability, pluralism and human resource development. In Canada, through policy dialogue, research, public engagement and opportunities for Canadians to live and work overseas, AKFC seeks to distil and enhance Canada's longstanding tradition of engagement in the world. AKFC places great importance on engaging Canadian youth in its development education and human resource development activities, especially through its Fellowships in International Development Management (IDM) and International Microfinance and Microenterprise (IMM).
Adresse : Constitution Square, 360 Albert Street, Suite 1220
Ottawa, Ontario,
K1R 7X7
FAX: 613-567-2532
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Molly Buckley
Courriel : molly@akfc.ca
Pays : Égypte
Ville : Aswan
Secteur : Banques et services financiers
Description du stage : The First Microfinance Foundation provides access to credit to those in the living in poverty in select districts in Cairo and Aswan region. The Foundation is expanding rapidly, in terms of its outreach to clients, geographical coverage as well as establishment of branches. The intern will be very much involved in this expansion process and given exposure to all areas of the banks operations.

In Canada
Upon return from their placement, the intern will participate in at least one outreach activity to share their internship experience, and convey to the Canadian public the significant impacts of CIDA activities overseas. Outreach may include articles in local newspapers, classroom or congregational presentations, or any other activities deemed appropriate by AKFC.

Overseas
During the 8-month placement, the intern will:
- Contribute to the day-to-day operations of the Foundation;
- Assist and actively participate in the existing microfinance operations including loans, deposits and the targeting of specific customer segments
- Develop financial analysis models
- Conduct research related to portfolio quality as well as client impact.
Organisation d'accueil : First MicroFinance Foundation
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : The First Microfinance Foundation, Egypt is an initiative of the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM) and is a locally registered microfinance institution. The Foundation provides access to credit to those living in poverty in select districts in Cairo and Aswan region.