Survey lauching and qualitative interviews

January 2010 (3 weeks)

Team: Lourdes Angulo, Magdalena Villarreal, Gerardo Rodriguez, Emmanuelle Bouquet, Solène Morvant-Roux

Objective:

  • Survey lauching: Interviewers’ training and follow up;
  • Qualitative analysis: Interviews with informal lenders, seasonal workers in sugar cane, seasonal worker’s recruiter and intermediary, managers of caja solidaria (microfinance institution);
  • Team meetings.

Test of the questionnaire and village sampling

July 2009 (2 weeks)

Team: Lourdes Angulo, Magdalena Villarreal, Gerardo Rodriguez, Emmanuelle Bouquet

Objective: Test of the questionnaire and village sampling.

Social responsibility of microfinance stakeholders - Qualitative analysis

February 2009 (1 month)

Team: Jean-Michel Servet and Caroline Stamm

Objective:

  • How do microfinance stakeholders perceive social responsibility?
  • Interviews with a wide range of actors of the Mexican microfinance sector (public to private actors);
  • Fieldwork in rural areas of Oaxaca state.

Launching qualitative and quantitative fieldwork in Jalisco (Valle de Autlan)

January 2009 (3 weeks)

Team: Lourdes Angulo, Magdalena Villarreal, Gerardo Rodriguez, Emmanuelle Bouquet, Solène Morvant-Roux

Objective:

  • Launching qualitative and quantitative fieldwork in Jalisco (Valle de Autlan);
  • Interviews with sugar cane producers associations, Microfinance institutions, clients;
  • First hypotheses formulation to be included in the survey questionnaire.