- Reach: engage 100,000 women, youth, and smallholder farmers with digital learning opportunities in financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and interactive learning on 5 financial products and services.
- Impact: achieve measurable learning outcomes defined by capacity building, behavior change related to skills and usage of financial services, and improved livelihoods.
- Insights: generate insights that will inform best practice in the use of two-way, interactive communications between a financial service provider and its customer base to increase the effectiveness and scalability of education and access to finance.
- Change in learner capabilities: acquisition and retention of new concepts related to financial management, entrepreneurship, and the use of five financial products
- Change in learner behavior: the application of new capabilities to practice
- Change in learner livelihoods: any resulting productivity and income gains based on new behavior
- Qualitative behavioral research to inform content design and treatment testing
- Baseline-endline surveying with control groups
- Data analysis comparing Arifu learner data with the Bank’s customer data related to five products
- A final report with assessment of learner change in capacity, behavior, and livelihood categorizing outcomes in aggregate as well as by engagement channel, programs consumed, incentives received, level of personalization, demographics, and occupation (farmer vs. non-farmer).
- Deliverable 1: detailed behavioral research and M&E plan [15 February 2016]
- Deliverable 2: 1st round data analysis codes [26 February 2016]
- Deliverable 3: baseline findings [1 April 2016]
- Deliverable 4: endline findings [1 September 2016]
- Deliverable 5: data analysis outcomes [1 September 2016]
- Deliverable 6: final report [31 September 2016]
- Deliverables will be jointly approved by Arifu and Mercy Corps
- Arifu point of contact is Craig Heintzman, CEO, Arifu
- MercyCorps point of contact is Angelah Madara, Digital Farmer Capability Lab Manager, AgriFin Accelerate Program, Mercy Corps
- Minimum communication requirements are weekly planning and progress check-ins during the term of engagement and service provider should be able to respond by email within 24 hour period
candidates who meet the above required qualifications and experience
should submit a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae (CV) listing
three professional referees (including a recent supervisor) and bio data
information to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before Wednesday 17th
February 2016 by 5.00 pm.
who had already applied, need not re-apply for this position
(Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will only get in
touch with shortlisted candidates)