Like clockwork, they came, they caffeinated, they learned everything they possible could about microfinance. Last week, Kiva welcomed 14 new fellows to our San Francisco office for a week-long training with our staff. With the advent of our new Small Business Advisor Program, we’ve phased out our US-based fellowships leaving a purely international (and slightly smaller!) class. Check out a behind-the-scenes look at training week.
 
Answer: A tricky trivia game for fellows. What is Kiva Jeopardy?

Trainees do mock-borrower verifications in local languages with our staff.
 

New fellows get to know each other during the big red ball exercise.
 

Almost time to jet! Graduating fellows pin themselves to our map wall.

Best of luck, KF30! We can’t wait to hear about your stories in the field.
 
 
Follow KF30’s adventures during their fellowship on Twitter and Instagram.
 
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