Through the "USAID Learns" activity, Social Impact is supporting USAID/Vietnam to streamline monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) capacity across Mission teams, increase hands-on capacity building for local organizations and entities, implement innovative approaches, increase effective collaboration among stakeholders, and develop a highly utilized M&E system.
SI is conducting a 3.5-year developmental evaluation of USAID’s flagship investment in maternal and newborn health in Indonesia, Jalin. We promote continuous learning and adaptive management to help USAID and its implementing partners to achieve Jalin’s targets and objectives.
Social Impact evaluated several USAID/India health projects. Using quantitative and qualitative analysis, interviews and focus group discussions in the field, process mapping, document reviews and assessments, SI examined health behaviors, family planning policies, health centers, AIDS prevention, and more. SI contributed to a better understanding of the impact of health projects and opportunities for innovative programs and policies.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) engaged SI to conduct an impact evaluation of its Mongolia Energy and Environment Project (EEP). This evaluation focused on a subsidy program for energy-efficient household heating stoves. The stoves were designed to reduce air pollution, fuel consumption and health costs.
SI works with the Office of Democracy and Governance at USAID/Bangladesh to improve the effectiveness of its activities. These activities support democratic processes, strengthen local governance and political parties, combat trafficking in persons, and address gender-based violence and human rights abuses.
Developmental Evaluation Pilot Activity - Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning Innovations (DEPA-MERL) is the first major effort to pilot Developmental Evaluation (DE) at USAID. The DE approach is designed to support learning and strategic adaptation of innovative projects, programs, or activities, untested theories of change, and/or implementation in complex contexts.
SI conducted an independent performance evaluation upon the conclusion of the USAID Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) Afghanistan Community Cohesion Initiative (CCI).
SI works with Checchi and Company Consulting, Inc. to provide monitoring and evaluation services to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of USAID/Afghanistan’s programs through Services Under Program & Project Offices for Results Tracking Phase I and II
Social Impact designs and implements project monitoring tools to support USAID/Afghanistan. Through monitoring and verification (M&V), SI supplies sufficient, accurate, and verified information on the progress of technical projects within the Southern and Western regions of the country.
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.