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Emergency response to support vulnerable person affected by El Nino in great South of Madagascar

This document is the final evaluation of the project “Emergency Response to support vulnerable person affected by El Nino in the Great South of Madagascar” from September 2016 to February 2018 and funded by ECHO. This project targeted seven communes in the district of Ambovombe. The action assisted 25 092 persons with cash transfer (cash for Work and unconditional cash transfer), support to agricultural activities (distribution of tools and drought-tolerant seeds) and improved access to drinking water. This final evaluation was conducted in March and April 2018 by an external consultant. Read More...

“My Solar Water” Participatory Research Project: REPORT 3

The aim of My Solar Water is to improve the quality of drinking water in scattered rural populations of the Amazon. The purpose of this intervention is to evaluate the technical and social response of My Solar Bag, as an instrument to improve the quality of drinking water in the population of rural communities scattered in the Amazon, affected by flooding or in situations of sanitary emergency. The project is implemented with the help of USAID, Puralytics, and Bluewaves. [43 pages] Read More...

PERSONAL ADVANCEMENT AND CAREER ENHANCEMENT (P.A.C.E.) TRAINING: IMPACT ASSESSMENT REPORT

In December 2016, CARE International closed its operations in Sri Lanka and existing projects were transferred to Chrysalis, which was founded by CARE International to continue its work in the country. Chrysalis, having completed the remaining training sessions, analyzed the impact of the P.A.C.E. training program of Phase 1. The impact assessment was carried out by primary and secondary data collection. Primary data collection was by questionnaire surveys, key informant discussions and focus group discussions. Secondary data collection included reviewing of project proposals, progress reports and project data base. [27 pages] Read More...

RAPPORT FINAL D’EVALUATION: PROGRAMME PLANNING FAMILIAL ITINERANT (PFI) DE CARE-SERA

Ce rapport est l’évaluation finale du projet de SERA ROMANIA ‘Planning Familial Itinérant’ (PFI), dont le but global était de développer des services itinérants de planning familial afin de limiter le nombre de grossesses non désirées et dans le cas de grossesses, d’en améliorer le suivi en Roumanie. L’évaluation a été commanditée par CARE France. [25 pages] Read More...

Home-based ECD parent education and support program: Impact Evaluation Short Report

The CARE ECD program has been operational in the two districts of Funhalouro and Homoine in Inhambane Province since 2013. The program is focused around once-a-week, home visits to vulnerable families by volunteers. This report outlines the results of the impact evaluation (using a control study and qualitative and quantitative data and conducted between 2014 and 2016). The results prove conclusively that impact has been made on caregiver status, child status and the caregiving environment – the pillars of ECD as identified by the Essential Package. The program was funded by The Hilton Foundation. [32 pages] Read More...

ECD Program Impact Evaluation Report

The long-term impact aim of the program was to improve comprehensive developmental outcomes, as defined by the Essential Package, for children under five years of age. The aim of the research into the program was to evaluate program impact through nested quantitative and qualitative studies with the ultimate objectives of: i) Assessing whether the ECD program improved child development and nutritional outcomes and, if improvements did occur, ii) Determining which program components contributed significantly to that impact in the different environments. These components included nutrition, social accountability and ECD interventions. The CARE ECD program was funded by the Hilton Foundation from 2013 to 2016. [106 pages] Read More...

Informe Evaluacion Final: Mejorando la capacidad de resiliencia y la respuesta a desastres de poblaciones expuestas a multi-amenazas, de los municipios de San Pedro Jocopilas y San Bartolomé Jocotenango, departamento de Quiché

Esté proyecto buscó reducir las vulnerabilidades institucionales, educativas y sociales y mejorar la capacidad de resiliencia ante escenarios de multi-amenaza de las comunidades de los municipios de San Pedro Jocopilas y San Bartolomé Jocotenango, del departamento de Quiché, fortalecer las capacidades de las comunidades y de las estructuras de la COMRED en los municipios mencionados para proteger sus medios de vida y responder eficaz y oportunamente con enfoque de ciudadanía inclusiva a situaciones de emergencias y/o desastres, ante escenarios de multi-amenaza. [33 paginas] Read More...

RAPPORT DE L’EVALUATION DE BASE EGRA: Projet Haïti Gagne, Lire, Ecrire et Réussir

Cette évaluation de ligne de base du projet a été conduite entre mai et juin 2017 par le personnel de suivi et évaluation du projet avant le démarrage des activités à fort impact sur les bénéficiaires. Cette évaluation s’est donnée pour but de prendre un instantané de la situation dans les écoles partenaires avant le début réel des activités. Cet instantané s’est focalisé sur la capacité des enfants à lire et à écrire et sur l’offre scolaire au niveau des écoles partenaires. De ce fait, 4 types d’enquêtes ont été réalisées :
- Une évaluation EGRA pour mesurer la capacité des enfants à lire et à écrire. Cette évaluation a été conduite auprès de 1337 élèves (49% de garçons et 51% de filles) choisis aléatoirement dont 649 élèves du Nord venant de 19 écoles et 688 élèves du Sud’Est venant de 20 écoles.
- Une enquête auprès des professeurs avec un guide d’observation en salle de classe (Stallings Classroom SnapshotObservation System) et un questionnaire pour interviewer les enseignants.
- Une enquête au niveau des écoles visitées avec un guide d’observation de l’état infrastructurel de l’école et un guide d’interview pour le directeur.
- Une enquête auprès des inspecteurs à travers un guide d’interview. [50 pages] Read More...

Civil Action for Socio-Economic Inclusion (CASI) Programme Vietnam: Learning & Documentation Review

In Vietnam, the Civil Action for Socio-Economic Inclusion (CASI) Programme is one of the pioneering initiatives in the field of strengthening civil society. It is in a position to strive for increased rights and give a voice to marginalized people among ethnic minorities in the northern region of Vietnam. In December 2017 CARE decided to field a Review Team (RT) to carry out a “Learning and Documentation Review.” The purpose of the Review was to “Draw out, synthesize and document some of the major achievements and lessons learned from the CASI programme support.” The review focuses on four core issues that are relevant beyond Vietnam: i) partner-driven approach and advocacy; ii) contribution to civil society strengthening; iii) approaches to support ethnic minorities and iv) lessons learned from the phase-out approach. [67 pages] Read More...

Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME) Endline Survey Report

Beginning in 2012, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a 5-year project, named the Pastoralist Areas Resilience Improvement through Market Expansion (PRIME), to increase vulnerable communities’ resilience to climate change and reduce hunger and poverty. This endline report presents findings on whether PRIME achieved its overall objective in the Afar, Oromiya and Somali woredas where it was implemented. It also recommends further investigations prior to developing additional interventions (e.g. PRIME Phase Two), and considerations for defining any future monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan. [64 pages] Read More...

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