English Language Placements

Please note that while many Kiva countries have English as a language of business, your ability to connect with entrepreneurs in the field will be greatly enhanced by having a few key phrases to use in these interactions.

Kiva’s Anglophone Portfolio

  • Albania (Albanian is a plus)
  • Armenia (Armenian is a plus)
  • Azerbaijan (Azerbaijani or Russian preferred)
  • Cambodia (Khmer is a plus)
  • Cameroon (French preferred)
  • China (Mandarin preferred)
  • Georgia
  • Ghana (Twi is a plus)
  • India (Hindi is a plus)
  • Indonesia (Bahasa Indonesian preferred)
  • Israel
  • Kenya (Swahili preferred)
  • Kosovo (Albanian preferred)
  • Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz or Russian preferred)
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mongolia (Mongolian or Russian preferred)
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines (Tagalog or Cebuano preferred)
  • Rwanda (Kinyarwandan or French preferred)
  • Samoa (Samoan preferred)
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan (Please do extensive research about on-the-ground realities before listing this location)
  • Tajikistan (Tajik or Russian preferred)
  • Tanzania (Swahili preferred)
  • Uganda (Lugandan preferred)
  • Vietnam (Vietnamese preferred)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe