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Offer: Managing & Monitoring Micro-Finance in Sierra Leone

Managing & Monitoring Micro-Finance in Sierra Leone

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.

Help initiate this new direction &
keep it running smoothly.

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

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

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

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.

Interested? Please read the entire NGOabroad website.
Email info as requested on home page: embedded resume
& answered Questionnaire to

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