Social Impact is designing and implementing a longitudinal study to examine the effects of the USAID-funded Youth Development Resource Centers in the West Bank. The Youth Cohort Study will also gauge the capacity of the Centers as epicenters for youth development, and inform programming in the region that is tailored to the Palestinian context.
MCC’s Jordan Compact aimed to increase the supply of fresh water to homes and businesses in Zarqa Governorate, improving economic growth and quality of life. Social Impact is implementing a rigorous, quasi-experimental impact evaluation designed to measure individual and synergistic impacts of three water projects in the Compact.
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.
SI supplements the monitoring and program management efforts of USAID/Lebanon to evaluate program performance in the country. The information SI gathers and program support services we provide through this project help the Mission make informed decisions and improves the management of Implementing Partners’ performance.