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Job Blijdenstein
Base country: Guatemala
Gender: Male
Contact information Email: jobb@facetacentral.com Phone: +502-59665015
Institution Faceta Central http://www.facetacentral.com ( Institution ) Countries Worked in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua Languages Spoken Dutch, English (United States), Spanish; Castilian (Mexico) Areas of Expertise Analyze the institution as a whole and determine how to integrate social performance into both the strategic plan and all operational areas., Change management (i.e., support the institution as it implements new processes and undergoes change), Define mission, strategy, and social goals, Develop social indicators and collect data to measure progress against social goals, Provide non-financial services (e.g. education program), Develop new microfinance products and services., Other (please specify)
Corporate Social Responsability, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Plannong and Controls, .
Tools Used SPI4, Progress out of Poverty™ (PPI) Tool, Microfinance Institutional Rating (MIR), MicroSave Tools, SEEP/AIMS Tool Verified Qualifications SPI4 Accredited Auditor
Years of Experience 10+ years Type of Stakeholder Experience Non-regulated MFIs/NGOs, Savings-led organizations (e.g., cooperatives, SACCOs, credit unions), National associations or networks, Regional/international associations or networks, Investors or donors, Policy makers
Trainings Attended
Course Name Date Organization That Delivered Training Duration of Training
Key Social Performance Indicators 09/21/2018 REDCAMIF 1 day
SPI Qualified Auditor 09/17/2019 SPTF and CERISE 6 Months training and practical work
Integral Management of Micro finance Institutions 09/07/2017 Florida International University 3 days
Advisor in Small and Medium Size Enterprise Innovation 07/19/2018 PRONACOM Guatemala and IKEI Tecnalia, Spain INNOVEMOS GUATE 4 months clasroom and technical advice in 3 businesses
Trainings Attended
Course Name
Key Social Performance Indicators
Date
09/21/2018
Organization That Delivered Training
REDCAMIF
Duration of Training
1 day
Course Name
SPI Qualified Auditor
Date
09/17/2019
Organization That Delivered Training
SPTF and CERISE
Duration of Training
6 Months training and practical work
Course Name
Integral Management of Micro finance Institutions
Date
09/07/2017
Organization That Delivered Training
Florida International University
Duration of Training
3 days
Course Name
Advisor in Small and Medium Size Enterprise Innovation
Date
07/19/2018
Organization That Delivered Training
PRONACOM Guatemala and IKEI Tecnalia, Spain
Duration of Training
INNOVEMOS GUATE 4 months clasroom and technical advice in 3 businesses
References
FAFIDESS Names of service providers worked with: FAFIDESS - FOCAEP ENDEV Country: Guatemala Subject of the work: Design, testing and introduction of a Green Credit Product for rural womwn to finance the purchase of solar panels and energy efficient stoves, amongs others Duration of project: 9 months Outputs/work produts: Product policies, regulations, formats, processes and methods of credit analysis. Changes in M.I.S. Repórt on product try out and suggestions for adjustments. Reference at organization that hired you: Reynold Walter rwalter@fafidess.org Reference at financial service provider with which you worked: Nery Zelada nzelada@fafidess.org
PCI Global Guatemala Names of service providers worked with: PCI Global Guatemala Country: Guatemala Subject of the work: Support to PCI in the review and development of its Project to assist womens savings and credit groups in the Guatemalan highlands by strngthening their economic activities Duration of project: 6 months Outputs/work produts: Study of the capacities and needs of womens groups in different areas (psychological, family, social, business development). Analysis of the markets for the products these groups and / or individual members produce and / or can produce and sell. Development of a portfolio of PCI project activities to support the development and introduction of new products of these groups and its members, thus increasing their personal and family incomes. Reference at organization that hired you: Mabel Bejarano mbejarano@pciglobal.org Reference at financial service provider with which you worked: Zindy Garcia zgarcia@pciglobal.org
Inversiones Confianza y AMC Guatemala Names of service providers worked with: AMC Guatemala Country: El Salvador, Guatemala Subject of the work: Asistance to the AMC Board of Directors and Management in estabishing the company and develop markets and the company plans and controls in the Guatemalan microfinance market (Eastern region) Duration of project: 12 months Outputs/work produts: 3 monthly progress reports and specific proposals, participation in board meetings as an advisor. Reference at organization that hired you: Wilson Salmeron, presidente wsalmeron@inversionesconfianza.com Reference at financial service provider with which you worked: Anibal Vasquez, Gerente AMCreditos gerente@amcredito.com