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 supports the U.S. Department of State in using performance management best practices, including evaluation. Our work helps the Department achieve the most effective U.S. foreign policy outcomes and greater accountability to the American people.
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 conducting an impact evaluation and annual stakeholder analyses of the USAID/Malawi five-year mission-wide Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS).
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.
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 provided robust monitoring and rigorous evaluation of a democracy and governance program in Indonesia. USAID/Indonesia’s Kinerja (performance) program addressed the supply and demand sides of local public service delivery. RTI International engaged Social Impact as the independent subcontractor focused solely on monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities for the program.