Hannah Sherman.

FINCA International - Tegucigalpa , Honduras

Project Description

Strong/Gault Social Advancement Internship Grant Recipient

“I think what I am most proud of are the relationships I built with the people I worked with and the connections I made with the clients I had the opportunity to meet.”

This past summer I spent ten weeks working for FINCA in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. FINCA is a leading international Microfinance Institution offering financial services and products to small scale businesses in 22 countries around the world, serving over one and a half million people. My main responsibility was helping to launch FINCA Honduras’ new website. In addition, I conducted client interviews, wrote articles for the FINCA Honduras newsletter, and participated in a Village Banking training program. Overall I had a fantastic experience.

My biggest accomplishment this summer was finishing the new FINCA Honduras website (www.finca.hn). I learned a lot about web design and am very proud of the final product. However, I think what I am most proud of are the relationships I built with the people I worked with and the connections I made with the clients I had the opportunity to meet. During each experience I have had of traveling and working abroad, the most fulfilling part has been meeting new people and learning about new communities. This experience was no different.

Project Details

  • Date November 12, 2014
  • Tags 2014, Central America, Communications, Finance, Junior, Social Service, Strong/Gault
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