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Offer: Managing & Monitoring Micro-Finance in Sierra Leone

Managing & Monitoring Micro-Finance in Sierra Leone

DESCRIPTION
Grassroots group that is devoted to rebuilding Sierra Leone anticipates seed money for micro-finance project.

Already have village infrastructure & women's micro-credit groups. Already work on literacy & conflict prevention; on poverty alleviation, sex workers, & youth. Next step is utilizing this village infrastructure to generate income & improve livelihoods.

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Help initiate this new direction &
keep it running smoothly.

2. BUSINESS SAVVY
a) Help identify products or services
that are well suited to villagers.
b) Help identify markets, whether
local or international.

3) TRAINING OF TRAINERS
Mentor villagers & women in
micro-loan groups regarding:
a) how to maintain & manage their
projects over time
b) what snags to anticipate & how to
overcome & advance
c) how to gauge the needs of their
markets & shift strategies or
revise their products or services
d) how to access or "grow" funds for
further growth
e) how to manage their collective
needs & organizational changes

QUALIFICATIONS
1. Practical (vs theoretical) experience
with micro-finance.

2. Ability to mentor & transfer skills
very important

3. Project management & leadership

4. Africa experience

5. Able to integrate into village life

TERMS
Exchange for your services & expertise:
humble, clean home stay & eating with family at no charge.

Excellent experience for person(s) going into international development work.
1 - 2 year stay is ideal but negotiable.

Project will start April 2008 but applications accepted on a rolling basis.

HOW TO APPLY
Interested? Please read the entire NGOabroad website.
Email info as requested on home page: embedded resume
& answered Questionnaire to info@NGOabroad.com
QUESTIONNAIRE IS ESSENTIAL.

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