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Edson Charles

Microfinance Coordinator

Mr. Edson Charles holds Masters in Business Management from Atlantic International University (AIU) – USA (2011 to 2013) and Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science and Technology from Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) – Tanzania. Mr. Edson Charles has over 8 years of working experience in the formation, formalization, capacity building of Informal Microfinance Institutions (IFIs) including Village Savings and Lending Association (VSLA) and Village Community Banks (VICOBA). He joined PDF in 2016 as a Business Development Specialist where he was responsible for formation of PDF Revolving Fund, formation of women and Youth microfinance groups, groups formalization, groups capacity building and support on reporting and business management. Before joining PDF worked with Swiss Aid and Belgium Technical Development Cooperation (BTC) as microfinance officer.