Project: Final evaluation of Access to Livelihoods in South and South East Asia (2014)
Activities: The South and South East Asia Livelihoods programme is strategically important to Leonard Cheshire. This final evaluation considered both short-term outcomes, long-term outcomes and potential for longer-term impact. Using a mix of qualitative and quantitative data, my colleague and I found that quality of life for people with disabilities that had taken part in the programme had improved and there was potential for further improvements over the longer term. The evaluation was framed using the OECD DAC Criteria: Relevance, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Results and Sustainability. The funder, Accenture Foundation, has gone on to award further funding for livelihoods activities to Leonard Cheshire, which will allow the organisation to expand its activities.
Project: Final evaluation of USAID-funded Inclusive Education Programme in the Philippines (2013)
Activities: Evaluating this small two-year project to increase access to primary education for people with disabilities in the Philippines. Using mainly qualitative data collection methods and reviewing existing quantitative data collection, I determined the outcomes and potential for longer term impact of the project. I also conducted an organisational review of Leonard Cheshire’s implementation partner in the Philippines, making a series of practical recommendations to strengthen their capacity for delivering a scaled-up version of the project. The evaluation was framed using the OECD DAC Criteria: Relevance, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Results and Sustainability.