Contact the Global Operations for the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance
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Habitat for Humanity International
Attn: Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance
270 Peachtree Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30307
Email: Global operations
Phone: 1-800-HABITAT or 1-229-924-6935
Sandra Prieto-Callison serves as the associate director of advisory services and knowledge management for the housing finance and market development team. She is responsible for overseeing and advancement of the global operations of the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance.
She brings with her more than 17 years of proven experience in international development, working with microfinance, financial and nonprofit institutions, under projects funded by DFID, USAID and MIF/IADB. For more than eight years she worked at Opportunity International Network, providing technical assistance in Latin America and the Caribbean to microfinance institutions, on operations, management and governance, and as executive director of the OI partner in Colombia.
She also worked for FONKOZE, in Haiti, as the market research and social performance monitoring unit director, where she led the strategy to establish the social performance monitoring system, highly recognized, among the international microfinance sector. She has dedicated at least 11 years to market research and product development for microfinance and financial institutions.
The last six years she has been dedicated to lead, and implement projects in housing finance, and housing value chain analysis. She has directed and/or implemented projects in more than 25 countries, especially in Latin America and the Caribbean, and Asia.
Mrs. Callison holds a double master’s degree in nonprofit management and social economics from the University of Barcelona, a diploma in management of organizational culture and a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is proficient in Spanish, English and is fluent in Portuguese and Haitian Creole. She is based in Atlanta, USA.
Sheldon Yoder is a housing finance and market development specialist with Habitat for Humanity International, currently specializing in innovative strategies for making housing markets more inclusive of the poor and coordinating institutional technical assistance to market actors through the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance. He has more than 10 years of experience as a humanitarian worker, researcher and communications professional focused on economic development and social justice issues. Prior to joining Habitat, Yoder worked with the economic development unit of CARE USA, consulted on monitoring and evaluation for large, community development projects in Malawi with the Hunger Project and served as a water and sanitation program manager and disaster response logistician for Samaritan’s Purse in Bolivia and Haiti. Yoder has a master’s degree in international development studies and a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He speaks English and proficient Spanish.
Emmanuella Lamothe is a housing finance and market development specialist with Habitat for Humanity International, concentrating on grants and financial management and supporting the implementation of large multi-country, long-term projects such as MicroBuild, the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance and the MasterCard project. Prior to joining HFHI, Emmanuella spent four years at CARE with a focus on managing large scale, multi-country grants and projects from inception through closeout. Emmanuella has previously worked in program management as well as community development for local nonprofit and government organizations. Emmanuella has a master’s degree in international business and a bachelor’s in business administration. Emmanuella speaks English, fluent Haitian Creole and Spanish and proficient French.