Putting your project indicators into perspective

“We have achieved 60% of our target (60 of 100 individuals trained) and are on track with our activities” “We reached 1200 learners in 5 schools, exceeding our target of 1000 learners” Statements like these, which explain programme progress in relation to a defined set of indicators, typically form an important part of progress reports … Continue reading Putting your project indicators into perspective

The art of using M&E to tell a good story

Good stories hook us in, capturing our imaginations, emotionally engaging and entertaining us with suspense, humour and interesting characters. Our innate love of stories and their ability to cut through barriers, makes them a highly effective way to communicate the impact of your development project with others.

Digesting the Detail -why simplify the many paged report?

Our key development audiences are quite saturated with lengthy report reading…so lengthy reports are simply not as useful to stakeholders anymore. I have dealt with a few evaluation ‘condensation’ tasks in South Africa. In SA – and the rest of Africa – evaluations are multiple due to the high number of donor funded projects, as well … Continue reading Digesting the Detail -why simplify the many paged report?