The Programme Evaluation Department undertakes donor funded and commercial programme evaluations. The Department has since its inception conducted evaluations for public and private organizations across Southern Africa.
The Department does not follow a “one size fits all” approach to evaluations, but rather offers evaluations that can be customised to its clients’ needs and expectations.
The Department specializes in the evaluation of health, gender based violence and education/academic programmes and performs staff satisfaction and customer surveys and impact evaluations. The types of programmes that the Department
has experience in evaluating are as per below:
Training programmes and /or short courses
Direct service interventions
Community mobilisation efforts
Social marketing campaigns
The benefits of performing an evaluation are as per below:
Determine if a project/programme met its targets
Determine the impact of a programme
Identify potential problems
Identify areas that need quality improvement
Improve strategic planning
Provide formative assessments to conceptualize future programme
Provide empirical evidence of the efficiency, effectiveness, relevance and sustainability of a programme