Volunteer Opportunity for Translation and Editing

Read below and follow the links for information about volunteer opportunities through Kiva – it’s a great way to get translation experience!

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Kiva Fellows Program

Kiva Fellows travel to and live in the host country of one of our partner microfinance institutions (MFI) for a minimum of 12 weeks.  By journaling on the behalf of our MFI partner, Kiva Fellows are able to convey the impact on the entrepreneur of a Kiva loan. For more information and the application, visit Kiva Fellows Program.

Kiva Review and Translation Program

Kiva Editors and Translators volunteer from their own homes for at least two hours per week editing, translating, and thoroughly reviewing loan profiles from around the world for publication on the Kiva website.

Kiva Editing

If you have a background in editing, technical writing, or journalism, you may be able to support Kiva’s mission by reviewing and lightly editing loan profiles. Visit Kiva Editing Program for registration and additional information.

Kiva Translation

If you are a native or native-level English speaker and have high-level proficiency in a foreign language, you may be able to support Kiva’s mission by translating loan profiles. Visit Kiva Translation Program for registration and additional information.

Kiva Loan Review Team Leaders

If you have translation or editing skills and are interested in leading a team of up to 35 volunteer translators or editors, click here to learn more and apply.

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