Enid Kathleen Madarcos

Enid Kathleen Madarcos earned her degree on Sociology (cum laude) from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños. In her college years, she has been a student assistant and an intern for the International Rice Research Institute.

After graduation, she worked as a researcher and writer for a company that profiled the municipalities in Palawan for video production. She then worked as an instructor at the Western Philippines and taught sociology. Apart from her teaching duties, she also stood as adviser of the Sociology Student’s Organization. Moreover, she conceptualized various researches for the University and conducted seminars on research writing. She has also conducted community-based researches using Key Informants, Focus Group Discussions, and Surveys.

With SEDPI, Enid has been part of the training team for various trainings nationwide such as Product Design and Development, Financial Analysis, Character and Capacity Based Lending, Delinquency Management, Financial Literacy for Remittance Receivers and Fundamentals and Methodologies of Microfinance.

Enid Kathleen Madarcos graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Sociology from the University of the Philippines-Los Baños.  Prior to graduation, she worked as an intern at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI).  Shortly after, she taught at the Western Philippines University under its Social Sciences Department.

Her work as a research assistant at IRRI and as an associate at the research department of the academe exposed her to community-based research and resource management.  These experiences have equipped her with a strong research background, which proves to be very valuable in her current work at SEDPI.  As program officer, she conducted various researches in microfinance all over the country including those commissioned by the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), Mindanao Alliance for Self-help Societies-Southern Philippines Educational Cooperative Center (MASS-SPECC), Mercy Corps and Bankable Frontiers Associates.  In all these researches, Enid displayed her proficiency and rigor  on statistical analysis and data processing.

To add to her excellent research skills is Enid’s competence in teaching, which she exhibits in trainings she delivers for SEDPI. She conducts training for technical and mentoring assistance for partner microfinance institutions and at the Ateneo de Manila University’s Microfinance Capacity Building Program.