Ameen Ajibola B.S. has spent the past six years building a career in the financial services industry. He has experience in microlending, credit analysis, sales and business development, and investment management. He is passionate about about financial inclusion; he believes it is a fundamental way to alleviate poverty and raise people's standards of living.

He is a football fan, specifically a “hardened” Chelsea FC fan. He is very funny and hates being too serious about life.


 

Fellows Blog Posts by Ameen Ajibola

Jan 28, 2019 KE Kenya

Meeting Borrowers in Northern Kenya.

Founded in 2005, Kiva Microfunds is a nonprofit organization revolutionizing the fight against global poverty. As the first person-to-person micro-lending website, Kiva.org is an online marketplace where anyone can make zero-interest loans to specific entrepreneurs in the developing world through a growing network of 290 field partners in 85 countries.

Before my fellowship with Kiva, its model almost sounded like a Ponzi scheme. I couldn't believe...

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Oct 23, 2018 GO Global Update

A happy school owner in Kampala

How did I never know that water can have so many social and economic impacts on the stakeholders? I mean, not that I don't think water is important, but my experience with Impact Water, a social enterprise, broadened my view on the many ripple effects water can have. 

Another happy borrower in western Uganda
A brief background on Impact Water

Impact Water is a...

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