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Change Lives: Translators What is the Kiva Translation Program? One of the New York Times Magazine’s “Top Ideas of 2006,” Kiva.org is the worlds first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to an entrepreneur in the developing world. The Kiva Translation Program offers the opportunity to use your skills to make a direct contribution, improve your language skills, network with other Kiva volunteers and build your resume. Volunteering from their own homes, Kiva volunteers translate entrepreneurs profiles into English, which are then posted for funding at Kiva.org. What language skills are needed? • Arabic • French • Portuguese • Russian • Spanish What are the requirements? “Kiva .org’s • High-level proficiency in a foreign language volunteer • Native-level writing skills in English translators play crucial roles in changing people’s lives — not only • Ability to commit at least two hours per week on the personal level, but also on to volunteering for six months the community and national levels.” • Check email frequently and comfortable using new technology Apply Today Online: www.kiva.org/volunteer Supported by:loans that change lives