Our Services

The services we offer are designed to contribute to the achievement of your institutions , programs or projects strategic objectives. All our services include quality control processes in each of its stages, which allow us to meet our clients' expectations.

Data Collection

Our company provides specialized services for the collection of quantitative and qualitative information for international institutions that conduct research in various development areas.

We excel in the collection of information for project evaluations, especially RCT impact evaluations. Being aware of the level of methodological rigor that this type of evaluation requires, we have developed data collection processes specifically designed for RCT with defined quality controls for all stages of collection, which ensure our clients the obtaining of reliable information for analyzing their data. All these processes are applicable to all types of research in which we provide our data collection services.

The quantitative information-collection services are carried out mostly using electronic devices (tablets, mobile phones, etc.) and qualitative information through focus group discussions, in-depth interviews and non-participant observation, among other collection techniques.

We provide data collection services for project evaluations and impact RCT within all countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Project Assessment

We perform project impact evaluations in different social areas in order to determine their effects on the beneficiaries. We conduct experimental and quasi-experimental evaluations utilizing qualitative and quantitative research methods. The service provided cover all evaluation stages, including its design, data collection, data-analysis and the results presentation. Likewise, we carry out rigorous evaluations of outcomes and processes with a strategic focus in order to provide useful information to support our clients' decision-making. Our evaluation process uses different methodologies, such as logical framework and the theory of change, among others, which allows the effective evaluation of results and program processes from their efficiency, relevance, effectiveness, sustainability and impact.

Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion is considered a very important strategy for the reduction of poverty in various developing countries. For this reason, ESPIRÁLICA Research & Strategic Consulting, LLC conducts research and studies that identify financially excluded populations and their causes. Likewise, national or regional financial inclusion strategies are elaborated in order to propose appropriate interventions or mechanisms that help these populations access formal financial systems that enhance their development.

Some of the financial inclusion services we provide are:

  • Studies and researches to identify excluded populations and their causes
  • National and regional financial inclusion strategies
  • Strategic plans focused on financial inclusion (Banks, microfinance institutions, cooperatives, etc.)

Strategic Consulting

All institutions face, at specific moments, strategic decision-making to deal with their sustainability and development challenges. At such times, the formulation of the right strategy or the choice of the best possible alternative is crucial in order to be able to guide the institution along the path that allows achieving better results. For this reason, ESPIRALICA provides diagnosis services and strategic institutional plans, as well as facilitation consultancies for decision-making processes at specific times in which institutions need to make an important decision.

Our experience in the provision of this service has focused on the making of strategic plans for financial and development institutions, as well as the development of national or sectoral strategies for governments or international cooperation agencies.

The methodology we use in strategic consulting is based on the planning models that are the most successful and most used in large companies.


We conduct social and market research with high scientific rigor using qualitative and quantitative methodologies, and provide our clients with valid and reliable information to make strategic decisions. The research process includes research design, tool development, data collection and analysis.

The data collection techniques we use are surveys conducted on electronic devices (tablets, mobile phones, etc.), focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, participatory diagnostic tools, case studies and non-participant observation, among others.

With regards to statistical data analysis, we use the following tools and techniques: descriptive statistics, explanatory statistics (establishing cause-effect relationships) and data mining.

Research Training

Our training on research is aimed at management teams and middle managers, and its goal is to strengthen their capacity to generate institutional knowledge through research and information analysis. We focus on developing our clients' human and institutional capacity so that they are able to conduct good quality qualitative and quantitative research that allows them to meet the information and knowledge needs required by the institution.

In order to achieve this, we use our expertise on strategic and capacity development with methodological rigor, as well as integrate gender and respect for the internal knowledge developed in the institution.