Young Expert at ICCO Cooperation - Senegal
YEP period 2020 - 2021, batch 20
I work as a Learning & Knowledge Sharing Advisor for ICCO’s STARS programme (Strengthening African Rural Smallholders). STARS is a five-year (2017 – 2021) project in partnership with Mastercard Foundation. Through a market system development approach, the project focuses on improving access to finance and markets for more than 200,000 smallholder farmers in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Senegal and Burkina Faso.
My role in the programme is to guide evaluations (internal and external), gather lessons learned, and encourage knowledge sharing via publications and other formats. In addition, I am closely involved in the development and implementation of a digital tool for financial institutions.
Project management, Monitoring & Evaluation, Facilitating learning, Advising on use and development of online (learning) tools. Languages: Dutch, English, French
MSc Youth, Education & Society - Utrecht University
Advanced Master International Development (AMID) - Radboud University Nijmegen
Post-bachelor on E-learning - Avans Den Bosch
Experience before YEP
I worked for the Liliane Foundation, a Dutch NGO for disability inclusion in Africa, Asia and Latin-America.
My tasks were:
set up of a global network of Partner Organisations: Liliane foundation INClusion network
project leader Voices for Inclusion project
developing blended learning course on advocacy for disability inclusion
design and implement an online learning and knowledge sharing platform
advising on best practice documentation and other publications
facilitation of trainings and reflection meetings