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Ben Wallingford
Base country: Kenya
Contact information Email: b.wallingford@mf-rating.com
Institution MicroFinanza Rating http://www.microfinanzarating.com ( Institution ) Languages Spoken English (United States) Areas of Expertise Participate in SPI4 social audit, Participate in social ratings, Conduct pre-certification mission for Client Protection Certification, Conduct Client Protection Certification
Tools Used SPI4, Smart Campaign Client Protection Certification, Calculating Transparent Pricing Tool, Progress out of Poverty™ (PPI) Tool, Microfinance Institutional Rating (MIR), MicroFinanza Rating social rating Verified Qualifications SPI4 Accredited Auditor, Smart Campaign Client Protection Certifier, Certified to conduct Social Rating, Certified to conduct Microfinance Institutional Rating
Years of Experience 4-6 years Type of Stakeholder Experience Non-regulated MFIs/NGOs, Regulated microfinance institutions, Banks, Savings-led organizations (e.g., cooperatives, SACCOs, credit unions), National associations or networks, Regional/international associations or networks, Investors or donors
References
MicroFinanza Rating Names of service providers worked with: Various Country: Cambodia, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Morocco, Nigeria, Romania, Rwanda, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia Subject of the work: Assessment of the FI Social Performance under MicroFinanza Rating Social Rating Methodology (area of analysis):
1. Social Performance Management
2. Client Protection, Social Responsibility
3. Outreach
4. Quality of the services
Perform Client Protection in line with Smart Campaign
SPI 4 qualified auditor with Cerise
Duration of project: 2 months average time for each assignment (Social Rating or SPI4), except for Smart Campaign Certification that can go up to 6months Outputs/work produts: Social Rating Report
Client Protection Certification
SPI4 since 2014 - qualified auditor since 2016
Reference at organization that hired you: Aldo Moauro aldo.moauro@microfinanzarating.com Reference at financial service provider with which you worked: