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Private Service Provider Implementation Manual

Private Service Provider Implementation Manual   

This manual provides step-by-step guidance to local organizations that wish to use the Private Service Provider, fee-for-service approach to implementing a savings group program.

The manual is divided into four modules:

  1. Project planning and agent recruitment
  2. Agent training and supervision
  3. Agent certification
  4. Organization of agents into sustainable networks

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List of Acronyms v
Introduction 1
Module 1: Preparation Phase 9
1.1 Implementation Overview 11
1.2 Implementing Partner Planning 13
1.3 Outreach Modeling, FA Deployment and FA Stipend Calculation 15
1.4 Budgetary Components 24
1.5 Recruitment and Initial FA Selection 25
Module 1 Tools 33
Module 2: FA Phase 45
2.1 Induction Training and Final FA Selection 47
2.2 FA Deployment 55
2.3 Supervision and Support 62
2.4 Refresher Trainings 68
Module 2 Tools 79
Module 3: PSP Phase 131
3.1 Purpose and Value of Certification 115
3.2 Certification Exam 115
3.3 Certification Exam Timing 124
3.4 Graduation and PSP Launch 125
3.5 Transitional Support to PSPs 127
3.6 PSP Reporting 129
Module 3 Tools 131
Module 4: Networks Phase 147
4.1 PSP Networks 149
4.2 Apprentices 160
Module 4 Tools 165


Publication details

Author: marc bavois
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (February 2014)
Manual: 180 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.27 x 11.69 inches (A4)

Posted on February 27, 2014

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