Pezesha fellowship program (PFP)

Every year our fellows program is always on the lookout for smart, hungry, passionate, purpose driven and motivated Masters or PHD level students, experienced business professionals or trainees all over the world to join our team for their summer internship or fellowship with us for a period of 3-6 months.
Pezesha fellowship program (PFP), offers hands-on opportunity to apply training skills in real world to create positive impact with our financial products and services that aim to not only empower the underserved across Africa but also impact their lives in the long-term.
PFP enriches you with emerging markets experience and enables participants to enhance skills that are vital for their next stage of a purposeful career after the Fellowship.
From the company standpoint, the fellows are expected to bring a fresh perspective on business challenges and opportunities with their creative problem solving mindset and innovative approach.

Meet Some of Our Past Fellows

tunde

Tunde

Country: Nigeria
Role during the Pezesha fellowship program: Finance Manager
Year of fellowship: 2018
Summary of skills:Over 7 years in Shell, KPMG and PwC. 1st degree in economics, an MBA (in view) and is a chartered accountant.
University: Lagos Business School

sam

Sam

Country: England
Role during the Pezesha fellowship program:Product/Data Associate
Year of fellowship: 2017
Summary of skills: Over 3 years of experience in data analysis, excel, business intelligence skills, product strategy. Bachelor of Arts in Economics.
University: Durham University (University College).

chido

Chido

Country: Nigeria
Role during the Pezesha fellowship program:Finance Manager
Year of fellowship: 2017
Summary of skills: More than 5 years in investment banking, building financial models and valuations. Master of Business Administration (MBA).
University: Lagos Business School.

adam

Adam

Country: England
Role during the Pezesha fellowship program:Content & Communication Associate
Year of fellowship: 2018
Summary of skills: Over 7 years in the music industry. Over 2 years in social media & international development. BA Hons in Popular Music.
University: Academy of Contemporary Music, Guildford.

benja

Benjamin

Country: France
Role during the Pezesha fellowship program: Junior Finance controller
Year of fellowship: 2019
Summary of skills: At least 1 year experience in working with startups in East Africa to help them with business strategy, marketing, customer acquisition and finance. Bachelor of Commerce.
University: Audencia Business School.

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