ANALYSIS OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF CHILDFUND by malj

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									  ANALYSIS OF MONITORING AND
EVALUATION OF CHILDFUND IRELAND
 COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAMME




         Completed for ChildFund Ireland
          Rachel Vard & Amy Wickham
     TCD-UCD Masters in Development Practice
                    2010-12
    Founded & Registered                                 Member of ChildFund
           1991                                            Alliance 2002


                               Became operational
                                     1996
•   Long-term sustainable development.

•   Operations involve; working with community leaders and government; addressing
    various needs, focussing to a large extent on OVCs...

•   Results of ChildFund projects include; improved access...and other services
    specific to children's individual needs.

•   ChildFund Ireland’s mission statement expresses –

    “A commitment to working with children, their families and communities in order
    to develop an enabling environment where children's basic need are met and their
    rights and promoted and respected.” *2+
propose a 3 year programme which aims to;

(i) Strengthen sustainable community support systems ~438,000
    people across 5 Partner Countries..

(ii) Expand the capacity of local partners…

(iii) Build on families and communities’ capacities…
GUINEA (NOV 07)                      ETHIOPIA (JUNE 06 & 08)
Integrated Health Project for        Sustainable Quality Care and Support for
Vulnerable Children and              OVCs
Women                                 Strengthening Local Capacity to Address
                                     Child Protection and Gender Based Violence
                                     (GBV)




ZAMBIA (FEB 07 & JAN 2010)
MCH Project
MCH– HIV Integrated Project


                                         UGANDA (OCT 06 & JAN 09)
                                          Protecting OVCs
MOZAMBIQUE (AUG 07 & SEPT 09)             Enhancing HIV prevention
Community Action for Vulnerable         through improved Access to Youth
Children and Families in Inhambane       Reproductive Health Services and
Province &                               Prevention of GBV
Manica Province
• Literary Review;
    DFID, Global Fund, World Bank, IFAD, USAID,
    CIVICUS, MDF
    Articles; Laurence Taylor, Esther Mehbrahtu
• What is M&E?
  Indicators and Objectives
  PALS; Logframe Tables
  How does M&E work outside of theory?
Our Methodology for this analysis included:
1)    Analysing Annual reports and M&E tables
      Result reporting analysed between both.
      Assessing M&E System Issues
2)   Quantifying Achievement of New and Original Objectives
3)   Speaking to Staff and Observing Organisational Documentation
N.B. Verification Issues limit this analysis; can only serve as the basis
     for further investigation.
Progress and Impact
Evidence of Reporting Issues in Every Project
Two Systems of Reporting; Block Grant And Individual Project



Some targets not yet met
  Cultural Issues; Succession Plans
  Business Operation
  Behavioural Changes
      Reporting Issues
• Assessment of M&E
  Systems in the Field
  Essential
    Communication
    Relevance of M&E
    Cultural and Physical


• Theory Based System
  of Reporting
   – Performance in Practice
                Measuring Impact
 Indicators and Impact measurement in

   “increased knowledge”, “changes in behaviour”, “reached with education
      messages”

 Impact and Development
   – Increases accountability
   – Establishing True Solutions

 How can Impact be evaluated?
   – Data Collect; Impact Evaluation Surveys
   – Establishing relationships between activities and results
 Comprehensive Indicators
 Understanding of Monitoring system at community
  level
 Periodical reflection and reevaluation of projects
 Exploring difficulties
 Impact Evaluation Survey

								
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