The Enterprise Development Programme Annual Review 2012 | Oxfam

Please download to get full document.

View again

of 29
All materials on our website are shared by users. If you have any questions about copyright issues, please report us to resolve them. We are always happy to assist you.
Information Report
Category:

Others

Published:

Views: 7 | Pages: 29

Extension: PDF | Download: 0

Share
Related documents
Description
This report offers a cumulative picture of Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) over the last four years. It also marks the continuing evolution of the initiative as it builds on the learning, challenges and achievements of this pilot model that aims to create economic opportunities for some of the world’s poorest communities.
Transcript
  THE ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMEANNUAL REVIEW 2012  3 For further information please contact: Hugo Sintes EDP Manager 01865 472 221 hsintes@oxfam.org.uk Maria Michalopoulou EDP Officer 01865 473 746 mmichalopoulou@oxfam.org.uk Kyle Johnson EDP Fundraising 01865 473 915 kjohnson@oxfam.org.uk Annie Lewis EDP Fundraising in Scotland 0141 285 8873 alewis@oxfam.org.uk www.oxfam.org.uk/edp  CONTENTS Proud to be different 4Key people 5How EDP works 6Director’s introduction 8Snapshot of the portfolio 10Portfolio highlights 12Measuring effectiveness 13Manager’s review 14Key lessons 16Insights from Nepal 18Current portfolio 20 Colombia (dairy products) 22Ethiopia (food oil) 24Ethiopia (honey) 26Honduras (fruit and vegetables) 28Nepal Dafacos (seeds and vegetables) 30Nepal Pavitra (vegetable seeds) 32 Where EDP works 34 Pakistan (dairy products) 36Occupied Palestinian Territories (natural foods) 38Philippines (moringa leaves) 40Rwanda (mushrooms) 42Sri Lanka (dairy) 44Tanzania (sisal) 46 New projects Bangladesh (chilli) 48 Armenia (fruits and berries) 49 Partners against Poverty: Kumari Bank 50 Focus on women 52  PROUD TO BE DIFFERENT KEY PEOPLE 5 With your support, Oxfam provides an intelligent mix of loans and grants to small and medium enterprises throughout the developing world, helping people to work their way out of poverty. But it’s not just about providing capital. It’s about identifying business opportunities, and helping entrepreneurs develop and implement viable business plans. It’s a pioneering, business-based approach to development. EDP Board The EDP Board provides both direction and financial oversight, shaping EDP’s long-term strategy and making informed decisions concerning specific businesses. Board members also support fundraising activity on an ongoing basis. Penny Lawrence EDP Director, International Director, Oxfam Joss Saunders EDP Chair, Legal Counsel and Company Secretary, Oxfam Vincenzo Morelli TPG Capital, founder Alan Nesbit Maitri Trust, founder Jo Barnett Virgin London Marathon Sandy Arbuthnot Private supporter Ursula van Almsick Capital International Limited Gavin Stewart Private supporter Investment Committee The EDP Investment Committee (IC) of experts analyses potential new EDP investments, assesses the risk and return of each proposal, and makes considered recommendations to the Board. For enterprises that join the programme, the IC monitors performance and risk, whilst supporting their development in order to ensure ongoing commercial viability and sustainability. Chris West Shell Foundation David Irwin Irwin Grayson Associates David Pitt-Watson Private supporter and Treasurer of Oxfam Rachel Crossley Broadwaters David Bright Global Markets and Enterprise Adviser, Oxfam Nicholas Colloff Director, Strategy and Innovation, Oxfam EDP Management Team All EDP enterprises benefit from the support of Oxfam’s specialist global and regional staff with expertise in enterprise development as well as other development disciplines. In addition to these experts, and at the very core of EDP, are the following key individuals: Hugo Sintes EDP Manager Alan Doran EDP Business and Finance Adviser Kim Sophastienphong EDP Asia Coordinator Fabian Llinares EDP Latin America Coordinator Maria Michalopoulou EDP Officer EDP is unique and it works. It combines Oxfam’s international presence and experience with the finance and expertise of our supporters and partners. It creates wealth and drives change in poor communities. Crucially, it helps many thousands of people – especially women – to work their way out of poverty. “EDP enables communities in some of the most challenging environments to create sustainable businesses which not only provide income, but also a measure of independence and dignity.” Alan Nesbit, EDP Board Member The Enterprise Development Programme (EDP) adopts a private equity approach to building sustainable businesses. We invest where others don’t go and where the potential for social impact is highest.  The EDP Board  provides both direction and financial oversight, shaping EDP’s long-term strategy and making informed decisions concerning specific businesses. Board members also support fundraising activity on an ongoing basis.The EDP Investment Committee (IC) of experts analyses potential new EDP investments, assesses the risk and return of each proposal, and makes considered recommendations to the Board. For enterprises that join the programme, the IC supports EDP Management in monitoring and improving the viability of portfolio enterprises. The EDP Management  comprises the EDP Manager, the EDP Business and Finance Adviser, the EDP Officer, and has a cooperative structure, will be formed mainly by local farmers.Producers receive support from EDP through the enterprise and the cooperatives; for example advice and training on farming techniques, or two regional EDP Coordinators in Asia and Latin America. The team manages the programme and portfolio of investments on a day-to-day basis, and is supported by specialist advisers and country-based staff. Oxfam local staf f on the ground identify opportunities, maintain weekly contact with the enterprises and manage relationships with all other local partners. Oxfam advisers.  All EDP enterprises benefit from the support of specialist global and regional staff, covering issues such as environmental risks and gender equality, as well as monitoring and evaluation. Business mentors  are allocated to each enterprise, depending on their needs. Oxfam works both with small loans. Oxfam also provides, either directly or through local partners, training on gender equality and empowerment in order to ensure that social and economic benefits go hand in hand.local experts and international organisations such as Challenges Worldwide, which provides experienced business mentors. In every country, Oxfam works with local partner organisations  which provide technical and agricultural advice to the enterprises as well as farmers. In particular, Oxfam partners with local financial intermediaries to provide loans to EDP enterprises, with the view of developing a positive track record and sustainable relationship. Each Enterprise  is led by an Enterprise Manager who is supported by specialised staff working on marketing, production, finance and other industry-specific key areas. The manager reports to an enterprise board which, if the EDP enterprise HOW EDP WORKS From the Board to smallholder producers, and through local experts and mentors, EDP adopts a rigorous, private equity approach to create sustainable rural enterprises that deliver tangible social benefits. Committee Approved 17 Board 19 Investment Committee 39 Internal Review Panel 53 EDP Team 81 Figure 1: Number of enterprises reviewed since 2008 76   EDP Board and Investment CommitteeOxfamPartnersEnterprise   Oxfamlocal staffOxfamadvisersEDPManagementLocalpartnersCooperativeBusinessmentorsEnterprise Producers
We Need Your Support
Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our free products and services. We are nonprofit website to share and download documents. To the running of this website, we need your help to support us.

Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

No, Thanks