Christian Aid Final Evaluation for an Empowered
Christian Aid Final Evaluation for an Empowered, Visible and Supported People With HIV-Led Response in South Sudan
The main issues being addressed by the project are: SSDDIM reduction (Stigma, Shame, Discrimination, Denial, In-action and Mis-action); Access to quality services; economic empowerment of the PWHIV and their families; Counseling and Home Based Care services provision to the bedridden, referrals and advocacy.
- To assess the progress made towards achieving the project objectives (outputs, outcomes) based on the current log frame, proposal, and monitoring data.
- To determine the impact and/or potential impact of the project to date.
- To determine strengths (including successful innovations and promising practices) and weaknesses (factors impeding progress) of the project planning, design, implementation, M&E, and on-going community management in the project.
- To determine whether the resources (financial, human and material) have been used economically and wisely in order to maximize the well-being of the community.
- To determine how the project has involved and benefited vulnerable/special groups (genders, children, PLWHIV and the disabled) in the implementation.
- To assess the efficiency and effectiveness of project strategies and approaches for project interventions and sustainable transformations
- To ascertain any unexpected outcomes as a result of the project interventions.
- To ascertain any policy changes that may be attributable or linked to project activities especially those relating to advocacy.
- To draw lessons from the project in order to share learning on strengths and weaknesses both within CA, her partners and with Comic Relief.
- To determine how well have the relationships, between Christian Aid, local organizations and project beneficiaries.
- To make recommendations for continuous learning and project design.
- Carry out a desk-review of relevant project documents including project proposal, log-frame, budget and other relevant documents, a range of which will be agreed upon and made available prior to the implementation of the study.
- Develop an inception report, detailing the evaluation design, methodology, indicators, tools, work plan schedule and budget to carry out the assignment in each country. This will be developed and finalized in consultation with Christian Aid Programme Performance Advisors and country team.
- Form the Evaluation Coordinating Team, which includes Christian Aid staff, National Partners and other stakeholders involved in the project.
- Develop a Sampling Design and Data Collection & Management Protocol that is standardized for the three areas.
- Facilitate recruitment and training of field staff (supervisors, interviewers, observers/record reviewers) and pre-testing of data collection tools.
- Co-ordinate collection of data, and its entry into a suitable platform for cleaning and analysis
- Analyze and interpret the findings.
- Develop and submit the first draft of the evaluation report and debriefing to Christian Aid and local partners. The reports should be comprehensive and provide detailed specific findings within each result area, providing key recommendations for implementation
- The consultant will be expected to compile and submit the draft report, make a presentation to Christian Aid, incorporate comments and submit a final report within 30 days of the end of the evaluation.
- Inception Report detailing the evaluation design, methodology, tools, work plan and budget
- Data collection tools, data set with codebook
- Copies of original and cleaned data sets including field notes, audio tapes, and transcribed material.
- Draft and final Evaluation Reports- 3 bound copies of the final report and a soft copy on a CD.