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Our Monitoring And Evaluation

NANA girls and women empowerment initiative is committed to employing best practices in monitoring and evaluation methods that will help correct the projects throughout implementation to maximize effectiveness and impact, and to provide a robust evidence base to inform an excellent decision that can be replicated.

NANA girls and women empowerment initiative engage in careful monitoring of activities and outcomes in order to track progress toward a positive impact on the lives of the girls and women. Data collected during the projects implementation is use to support NANA program managers in making strategic decisions and the lessons learned is used in order to manage, apply, and share knowledge within the projects.

NANA girls and women empowerment initiative as agents of development to girls and women engage and empower them in programs that improve and enrich their lives to promote better learning and strengthen accountability to stakeholders.

NANA girls and women empowerment initiative monitoring and evaluation is employing both quantitative and qualitative methodologies.

1.      Selecting beneficiaries (poor and marginalized girls and women)

2.      Selecting schools and institutions

3.      The tracking school performance, rates of transition to primary, secondary, tertiary school, and age of marriage

4.      Tracking beneficiaries progress in entrepreneurship and skills acquisition

5.      Tracking of beneficiaries’ payment of loans

6.      The monitoring of NANA girls and women empowerment initiative activities using participant observation and in-depth interviewing

7.      A baseline and endline survey (and in-depth interviews to better understand the survey findings)

Components:

1.      Selection

·         Selecting communities, schools, institutions and beneficiaries

2.      Tracking

·         Tracking of beneficiary’s school performance, rates of transition and age of marriage

·         Tracking progress of beneficiaries in skills acquisition and entrepreneurship 

·         Given loans to beneficiaries and paying back loans to the program

3.      Monitoring

·         The monitoring of NANA girls and women empowerment initiative activities using participant observation and in-depth interviewing

4.      Baseline and endline survey

5.      The use of Samsung tablets for ethnographic monitoring and the surveys.

6.      Evaluation