Sample of Trainings in Latin America

 

The IDEAS Team has trained over 1000 Latin American microfinance managers, NGO leaders and technical assistance providers in a series of regional and national workshops in Latin America. The chart below is an illustrative sample of the variety of our trainings in different countries.

Country where training was held Type of Training & Participants Co-sponsors
Peru Members of national assn, COPEME learning about Impact Evaluation. COPEME, USAID
Nicaragua Regional training of persons from Carribean, México and Central America. Also members of the national association of microfinance institutions of Nicaragua, ASOMIF. Participants also came from South America. Universidad Americana, Instituto Americano de Desarrollo Empresarial, ASOMIF, Promicro, Regional Diploma Program in Microenterprise Development, USAID, SEEP Network
El Salvador Regional training of persons from Central America and South America. Also members of the national association of microfinance institutions of El Salvador, ALPIMED. Promicro, Regional Diploma Program in Microenterprise Dev, Universidad Don Bosco, USAID, SEEP Network
Peru Regional training for South America, although participants came from as far away as Mexico. Also for members of national association. COPEME, SEEP Network, AIMS Project of USAID
Honduras National training for members of the national association, Fundación COVELO. Introduction to five tools with emphasis on Exit Survey. COVELO, CARANA,
USAID
Honduras National training for members of the national association, Fundación COVELO. Intensive training on Client Satisfaction tool. COVELO, CARANA,
USAID
Nicaragua National training for members of the national network formed by Swiss technical assistance project. Intensive training on Client Satisfaction tool. PROMIFIN, COSUDE
Nicaragua National training for members of the national technical network. Intensive training on survey of ex-clients. PROMIFIN, COSUDE
Nicaragua Training for 20 institutional members of the national association of microfinance institutions of Nicaragua, ASOMIF Universidad Americana, IADE, ASOMIF, SEEP Network-CIWG funded by the Imp-Act Project, with funds from the Ford Fdn.
Jamaica, with clients of City of Kingston Credit Union Field practice with the MicroSave tools for participants in the MicroSave-SEEP training Carter Garber, Team coordinator, is the Certified Service Provider
Guatemala Training and field practice with MicroSave tools for participants in the MicroSave-SEEP training (8-2002) Fondo Empresarial, Save the Children Federation in Guatemala and US and SEEP Network
Columbia Training and field practice with MicroSave tools for participants in the MicroSave-SEEP training (8-2002) AGAPE, Opportunity International, and SEEP Network
Jamaica
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Traning and field practice with the MicroSave tools for participants in the MicroSave-SEEP training (8-2002) City of Kingston Credit Union and SEEP Network. Carter Garber, Team coordinator wasthe Certified Service Provider
Honduras Training for 20 institutional members of the national association of microfinance institutions of Nicaragua, ASOMIF Universidad Americana, IADE, ASOMIF, SEEP Network-CIWG funded by the Imp-Act Project, with funds from the Ford Fdn.
Nicaragua Training for the 20 institutional members of the national association of microfinance institutions of Nicaragua, ASOMIF ASOMIF, IADE of the Universidad Americana, IDEAS
Honduras Training for 20 institutional members of the national association of microfinance institutions of Honduras, Fundacion COVELO Fundacion COVELO, with funds from the ImpAct Programme and the Ford Foundation, IDEAS
Guatemala Training for MFIs in 3 countries of the TRIAS network in Central America: Guatemala, Honduras, and Salvador. Sponsored by IDEAS and TRIAS: www.triasngo.be, an NGO in Belgium
Guatemala Training in the Regional Conference of the IDB Inter-American Development Bank
Nicaragua Training of 22 institutional members of the national association of micro-finance institutions in Nicaragua, ASOMIF ASOMIF and IDEAS, CIWG od SEEP Network, NOVIB
Peru Training in the first Latin American Forum of Community Banks: “Advancement and Challenges towards Expansion and Financial Sustainability with Impact over poverty”. Organized by ADRA, Caritas from Peru, FINCA Peru, Manuela Morales Movement, PRISMA and PROMUC. Sponsored by CRS/Peru
Nicaragua Training of the Executive Directors of the MFIs in Nicaragua about success and evaluation of impact and market research Sponsored by ASOMIF with funds of HIVOS organized by IDEAS.
Ecuador Training about Savings and Market research in the annual meeting of RFR RFR, national coalition of MFIs of Ecuador
El Salvador Regional Training of MFIs related to CRS in Latin America over pilot testing of new financial products as part of market research Catholic Relief Services; Learning Center. Two-day training provided by IDEAS.
Mexico Training of MFIs members in Mexico about two tools of MicroSave-Africa: ranking of credit attributes and ranking of relative preferences. PRODESARROLLO, national network of Mexico; Microfinance Opportunities; using clients of ADEM
Guatemala Training for evaluators of AGUDESA in qualitative methods AGUDESA; World Vision US; World Vision International; IDEAS team members from Nicaragua and El Salvador offices
Guatemala Training for evaluators of AGUDESA in how to implement an impact survey AGUDESA; World Vision US; World Vision Guatemala and Guatemalan consultants; IDEAS team members from Nicaragua and El Salvador offices
Peru Training for MFIs and regulated financial intermediaries in Cusco on how to use market research tools COPEME national MFI network in Peru; MIDE was the host group that did the field research for a week following the training week
Honduras Training for evaluators in how to use qualitative research tools, both for impact and market research COMISAL Credit Union; SNV Dutch technical assistance organization; IDEAS