Nadia Anggraini, KF10, Indonesia
You’ve read all about what’s required to become a Kiva Fellow. Now here’s a look at what you need to actually survive a 12+ week placement*.
1) Flexibility, patience, and a healthy sense of humor
You’ve just spent three hours sweating it out on a public bus filled with chain-smoking men to get to one of your MFI’s branch offices, and then another hour on a bumpy and rainy motorbike ride up to a remote village by the mountains. “It’s worth it”, you tell yourself, “a lot of borrowers live in this one village, and...Continue Reading >>