Milaap Fellowship Program 2017  


Milaap announced Fellowship Program 2017 for graduates and young professionals for six-months to live, experience and contribute to an important cause while documenting inspiring stories of change. It is offering a full-time position for 09th batch starting January 2018

Milaap is India’s leading crowdfunding platform for personal and social causes


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Fellowship Program provides young professionals with the opportunity to work on the ground with rural communities, our field partners, and our borrowers to tell their story

As a Fellow, your primary role will be to meet borrowers who have been funded by Milaap, and tell their stories. You will spend six months in a small town in rural India, and write short updates on each of the borrowers that you meet


Key Responsibilities:

Content Creation:

Conduct weekly review of loan profiles posted by Milaap’s partner on the Loan Portal, conduct due diligence, and write compelling loan stories based on the information collected
Contribute engaging features to the Milaap blog twice a month. This could include your experiences in the field, profiles of people you interact with, write ups about the area and unique culture, or general updates relating to microfinance


Fellowship Offer

A stipend of INR 15,000 per month plus reimbursements for field visits and other job-related expenses


Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must preferably be a graduate or post graduate. Undergraduate students or fresh graduates may also apply

Impeccable written and oral communication skills in English

High degree of flexibility and adaptability to new environments

Have an interest in microfinance and basic understanding of what we do at Milaap

Sense of responsibility and ability to work independently

Minimum 4-6 -month commitment

Minimum 21 years of age

Proficiency with MS Office Suite and web tools (Gmail, Skype, WordPress, etc.)

Should be comfortable with any one of the following languages: Hindi, Odia, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, Mizo and Assamese

If selected the fellow must carry the following:


Mobile phone

Internet dongle

Digital Camera



Prepare your CV, a motivation letter, as well as any additional references you might have, and apply here: (;id=374;applyJob=yes;source=117)

If you have any queries about the program please email them to [email protected]


Important Dates


Application Deadline: 31st October 2017


Selection of Fellows: 30th November 2017


Training at Milaap HQ in Bangalore: 01st – 07th January 2018


Deployment: 08th January 2018


Wrap up Phase: 30th June 2018


Milaap Fellowship Program

Milaap, No. 57, 1st Floor, 1st Main Road, Sarakki Industrial Area, Opp. Mini Forest, 3rd Phase, J P Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078, Website


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