PARTICIPATORY EVALUATION PROCESS
I. OBJECTIVES OF THE EVALUATION
The purpose of the Final Evaluation was to;
assess if the program met the stated goals and objectives
measure the effectiveness of the technical approach
develop overarching lessons learned from the program
develop a strategy for use and communication of these lessons both within the organization and to partners.
The objectives of the evaluation were:
Identify the principal achievements of the project, focusing on which strategies were most effective and the barriers which were overcome during the implementation.
Develop recommendations for improving project strategies in order to achieve greater impact during the next three years.
Develop recommendations on how to obtain sustainability in all aspects of the project.
II.COMPOSITION OF EVALUATION TEAM
The team was composed of Project HOPE staff and Headquarters’ representative, MINSA staff, representative from UPCH, and staff from other NGOs, plus an external consultant who served as team leader. The team leader was responsible for coordinating all evaluation activities, supervision of the team, meeting all specified objectives, collaborating with HOPE and MINSA, and submitting a draft and a final report according to the defined timeline. Three team coordinators functioned as the coordinators of the teams for field data collection, including overall coordination, planning and logistical support of the team.
Using both a participatory approach and participatory methodologies, a multi-disciplinary term of key project stakeholders examined the implementation of CS activities using a variety of qualitative methodologies. Field visits allowed project participants and community