Narrative description of Project: The ultimate objective of the assignment is the establishment of a detailed 5-year business and implementation plan for the restructuring of SSDB’s micro and SME lending operations. This will entail an assessment of the overall institutional setup and governance of SSDB (taking into consideration documents that have already been produced by Unicons). An assessment of the current micro and SME lending operations of SSDB will not only evaluate in detail the current portfolios held in those segments by the bank but will also assess the organizational setup by which those operations are managed. More importantly, it entails an in-depth assessment of the underlying processes and procedures utilized, the underwriting standards applied, the capacity and qualifications available, the internal controls in place for the operations, as well as the information technology which those operations are based on. This exercise will update and build upon the assessment of MF operations p ...