Social Impact is conducting an ex-post impact evaluation of the Millennium Challenge Account Lesotho water sector activities. The evaluation will focus on the quantity, reliability, and quality of the water supply to urban domestic, industrial, and commercial consumers. It also looks at how new and rehabilitated infrastructure has affected the operations of the local utility.
SI conducted an evaluation of USAID/Uganda’s U-Bridge program, which offers residents the opportunity to send text messages to district officials about service delivery concerns. Implemented by RTI International, the project aims to improve political communication, increase government engagement, and improve public services.
SI is conducting an impact evaluation and annual stakeholder analyses of the USAID/Malawi five-year mission-wide Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).
Social Impact provides technical assistance and capacity building support to the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ghana Education Service (GES) to develop a systematic, and responsive monitoring and evaluation system. The support is aimed at helping the Government of Ghana to achieve its basic education sector priorities, specifically for improving primary school reading performance.
Social Impact is conducting an impact evaluation of the Millennium Challenge Account Tanzania Water Sector Project. The project rehabilitated and upgraded water treatment plans in urban Morogoro and Dar es Salaam to improve water supply and quality. The evaluation is focused on learning whether there were improvements in the quantity, reliability, and quality of the water supply. The evaluation also looks at how people used water, their choices for drinking water, and how much they spent related to water.
SI is collaborating with USAID, academics, sector specialists, and research firms to conduct evaluations and research into activities such as government service delivery and accountability, supporting independent media, and citizen security. SI is measuring how these activities impact democracy, human rights, and governance around the world.
Social Impact assisted USAID’s Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DRG) in a targeted research project to better understand how and why different technical sectors such as health, agriculture, and education are integrating common DRG principles (e.g. participation, inclusion, transparency, and accountability) into their programs.
SI provided USAID/Zimbabwe facilitation and technical assistance in the development of its five-year Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS) 2016-2020.