SI worked with the Office of Transition Initiatives at USAID to assess and improve the effectiveness of the Ukraine Confidence Building Initiative. This initiative works to increase citizen support for and participation in the development of a modern, inclusive Ukrainian identity and improve the confidence and engagement in local reform processes.
Social Impact conducted a final performance evaluation to assess the effectiveness of PRM Multilateral Partners in assisting Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ukraine and in preparing for the eventual transition from relief to development.
Social Impact is implementing a nationally and regionally representative survey to help MCC design the Kosovo Threshold Program. The study explores labor force participation, with a strong focus on measuring formal and informal employment, vulnerable employment, underemployment, and entrepreneurship. The study also aims to shed light on factors inhibiting participation in the labor market, how Kosovans use their time, and how gender norms affect women’s labor force participation.
SI is providing USAID teams in the Balkans with a wide range of monitoring, evaluation, and learning services through this five-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract. This work will help increase understanding of the impact of USAID activities and inform future decision making.
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.
SI is working with the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM) to evaluate the effectiveness of its shelter, health, and education (SHE) programs for Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon. The intent is to improve ongoing implementation and inform future program designs.