Meet Our 2020 Remote Interns!

The Covid-19 pandemic put a hold on our on-the-ground internship program in Buyobo, but thankfully, we were able to host two interns, Cindy and Luke, remotely! Meet them below! My name is Cindy Matsiko and I live in Germantown, Maryland. I am a rising sophomore at University of Maryland Baltimore County studying Psychology and AfricanaContinue reading “Meet Our 2020 Remote Interns!”

Meet Hilary (our second spring intern ’19)

Hello! My name is Hilary, I am 24 years old and from Leicestershire in the UK. My family originates from Ghana so I have two places I call home. I studied Law at the University of Manchester in the North West of England, the three years flew by and following my graduation I found myselfContinue reading “Meet Hilary (our second spring intern ’19)”

Buyobo Welcomes Will K!

My name is Will Kuenster, and I have just arrived in Buyobo for my two-month stint as a WMI intern. I am originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, so the weather in Buyobo has been a welcome reprieve from the cold and snow! I graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in December with degrees in FinanceContinue reading “Buyobo Welcomes Will K!”

2018 Summer Intern Wrap Up

From Lilia: This summer spent in Buyobo interning for WMI has been such a rewarding and informative experience. It was so hard to say goodbye to all the incredibly hard-working and kind women I got to know this summer at BWA, and watch the trees and mountains pass for the last time on the carContinue reading “2018 Summer Intern Wrap Up”

Welcoming BWA’s 2018 Summer Interns!

Hi everyone, Our newest interns arrived at the beginning of June and will be here for 2 months working on data entry, teaching english games to the teachers and students of Buyobo nursery school, working with a small group of orphans for a pilot run of a potential new outreach project and interviewing borrowers! WithoutContinue reading “Welcoming BWA’s 2018 Summer Interns!”