International Finance Development








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DGRV - German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation

Catholic Workers Movement Uganda


Co-operative Alliance



since Aug 12




Building a country-wide, 3-level network of Savings and Loan Associations within the NGO “Catholic Workers Movement (CWM) Uganda”. The individual groups are strengthened through services set up within the CW-SLA Network: Monthly audit process on all levels using tailor-made electronic audit tools allowing to identify any methodological or financial error in the field, free of charge linkage banking, group discussions on operational and financial planning for any loan request using a non-electronic financial planning tool    More

Additional insides in: Project of the Month-Nov16, Mikrofinance Wiki and Presentations held at European MF Week 2013 and 2016



since Oct 15

Uganda, partner:


Establishment of a self-sustainable Advisory Service Centre (UCASC) within Uganda Cooperative Alliance LTD providing innovative concepts & applications in Financial Business- and Loan Portfolio Management. The consultants are educated to pass on this knowledge to staff of Savings- and Credit Cooperatives. Subsequent monitoring in the field; Off-site follow-up and support through reviews of applications of the associated Financial Projections Tool for estimating the profitability of a business and structuring of a potential loan, the Savings and Loan Portfolio Management Tool (SLPMT) for SACCOs and the Pay-  and Produce Schedule Management Tool for Area Cooperative Enterprises (ACE’s). For more insides, see the presentation held at the European Microfinance Week 2016.




Regional MSME Investment Fund for Sub-Saharan Africa, TA Facility


Oct 13

 - May 14


As part of consultancy services in Financial and Risk Management, implementation of the Risk and Liquidity Management Tool (RLMT), developed over the last four years, at a Ugandan MDI. Off-site review of its application. Workshops on the tool’s concepts and applications in particular regarding Portfolio & Performance Analysis.



since Apr 15


Implementation of the Risk and Liquidity Management Tool (RLMT), developed over the last five years, at a large Nigerian MFI. Development of a Projection Model for a 5-year business plan based on this MFI’s standardized and thus properly scalable set up of branches, areas, divisions and regions.




DGRV - German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Confederation


Nov - Dec 12

+ Apr 13


Application of the Liquidity Management Tool to the Ukrainian United Credit Union association (UOKS) and one of its members in Ternopil     More...




Business & Finance




Apr 10

- Jun 10


in all countries

Development of the first version of a quantitative management tool for dynamically forecasting liquidity in a “business-as usual” environment as well as during a liquidity crisis      More...



Mountains of the Moon University



Jan 10

- Mar 10


Support in the development of a bachelor degree in “Banking and Development Finance“ at Mountains of the Moon University      More...


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit


May 08

- Jun 08


Operational Efficiency and Loan Pricing of the People’s Credit Banks in Indonesia (BPR) - Assessment and Recommendations      More...


Oct 08

- Nov 08


Follow up on Jun08 recommendations: On-site tests of a first version of an efficiency, outreach and pricing model & tool built for the BPRs     More...


Jan 09

- Mar 09


Development of a user-friendly version of the tool built upon an extension of the underlying model. Introduction of tool for pilot testing at a workshop with a larger group of Bank Perkreditan Rakyat (BPR)     More...


May 09

- Jun 09


Validation of the efficiency, outreach and pricing tool; Socialisation of its concepts to Bank Indonesia’s Directorate of Credit, BPR and MSME; Piloting of training approach with additional BPRs in West Sumatra     More...


Aug 09

- Sep 09


Finalisation of the quantitative management tool SIAP -Simulasi BPR; Fine-tuning of training material; Training of local trainers     More...


Nov 10

- Dec 10


Establishing of version 2.0 of “SIAP-Simulasi BPR“, to adjust it to the new accounting standard which had been enhanced with the standardized risk and costs based loan product classes used in SIAP and recommended to BI in 2008.     More...


Apr 11


Development of additional training material on the Loan Pricing and Portfolio Planning Tool “SIAP-Simulasi BPR” tailored to the specific needs of Bank Indonesia’s supervisors when using the tool from their point of view.



European Fund

for Southeast Europe



Sep 07

SEE / Frankfurt

Development of a methodology to measure structured risk within the given risk management of EFSE; Review of risk ratios of the fund against different types of structuring


Nov 07

SEE / Frankfurt

Development of a market driven pricing model prototype for loans provided by EFSE



Frankfurt School of Finance & Management



Sep 08

China / Frankfurt

Financial modelling for establishment of the business plan for Renshou Village and Township Bank Pilot in Sichuan, China






Apr 94


Predecessors of Hofokam: Women’s  savings clubs, revolving funds, farmer cooperatives, small credit unions;  Field studies in the rural West of Uganda with the goal to establish a financial network of small saving & loan societies based on Raiffeisen’s principles.     More...


Oct 05


Development of a simple planning model & tool for the institution to reach operational self-sufficiency (OSS)     More...


Dec 06


Extension of the model developed earlier for the institution into a strategic planning tool to optimise efficiency across all of its branches and loan products; Training of loan officer’s supervisors in cash flow analysis; Visiting of clients to check validity of training concept     More...


Aug 07


Development of a prototype for a performance model for loan officers built on an extension of their activities planning reports     More...


Feb 08

- Mar 08


Finalisation and linkage of performance & strategic planning models developed earlier for the institution; Implementation in 2 branches; Training