Our Full Portfolio

EVALUATIONS, MONITORING AND LEARNING

(completed for clients from 2007 to date)

Client Evaluation Year
International and Regional Organisations, Foundations and Nonprofits / Charities
AIDS Foundation of South Africa  End of Contract Outcome Evaluation of culture and health programme 2012
Artscape Resource Centre Evaluation of the MAPPP-Seta funded training programme
British Council  Baseline, Midline and Endline Assessment of the International Enterprise Programme (IEP) in South Africa 2018 – 2019
Centre for Municipal Advice and Research  End of Programme, Outcome Evaluation of municipal benchmarking AIDS Programme. 2009
Children’s Institute Implementation Evaluation of South African Child Gauge 2006 to investigate credibility, usefulness and accessibility for Children’s Institute target audiences. 2007
Development Bank of Southern Africa  Anglo American and Investment Climate Facility – Implementation Evaluation of the Municipal Capacity Development Programme. 2015
Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) Assessment of the impact of DFI online courses on practitioners in the digital financial sector (DFS)  2018
Assessment of the impact of DFI online courses on practitioners in the digital financial sector (DFS) and the development of 5 company and country case studies  2019
European Union (EU) European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Programme (EDCTP) Evaluation of the achievements of 74 EDCTP funded ethics grants programmes scattered across sub-Saharan countries 2013
Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), the Wildlife and Environment Society of South African (WESSA), and Conservation South Africa (CSA) in the Eastern Cape (Amathole and Upper Mzimvubu) and KwaZulu/Natal (Mzimkhulu) End of project External Technical Evaluation of the European Union (EU) funded Healthy Catchment Alliance (HCA) project 2018
FHI 360  Part Outcome Evaluation of a 5-year UNAIDS programme intervention 2012
Outcome Evaluation of the Disseminating Avahan Lessons in South Africa (DALSA) Project 2015
Data collection and management for the study ‘How are Economic Factors and HIV Risk Related? A Social-Ecological Exploration of the Relationship between Economic Factors and HIV Risk’ 2016 – 2017
Duetsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Strategic Results Based Evaluation of the Youth Leadership Development for Community Safety Training Intervention. 2017
Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Rapid Assessment of the GBCSA SMME Training and Development Programme 2018
Hope Africa  Implementation Evaluation of skills development programmes 2012
Impact Bond Innovations – Bertha Centre, Mothers2Mothers, Foundation for Community Work M&E Technical Auditor for the Impact Bond Innovation Fund (IBIF) 2018 – 2020
Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) Mid term evaluation of the IJR 5 year strategic plan implementation (2012-2016) 2014
International Research & Exchanges Board (IREX) Final Impact Evaluation of the Mandela Washington Fellowship Programme Young African Leaders Initiative 2018-2019
John Snow Inc (JSI) Baseline KAP (knowledge, attitudes and practices) survey of cancer stigma in the African context. 2010
Endline KAP (knowledge, attitudes and practices) survey of cancer stigma in the African context. 2011
Kindernothilfe (KNH) Joint Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation of Projects for Children in Street Situations. 2015
Life Choices Needs Assessment of Youth Friendly Services in the Klipfontein area in Cape Town, Western Cape 2015
Marie Stopes South Africa Process and Outcome Evaluation of 5-year EU funded intervention at 11 select MSSA sites. 2012
Mindset Network Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of Grade 11 & 12 IT school intervention providing multimedia IT teaching materials 2012
Evaluation of the alignment of Mindset Health awareness and educational programming intervention with priorities of National Strategic Plan of the Department of Health, key partners and stakeholders 2009 -2010
National Impact Evaluation of Mindset Health’s HIV/AIDS awareness and educational intervention 2010
Development of M&E framework for the foundation and intermediate phase Mathematics and language teacher professional development video service 2012
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)  Outcome Evaluation of The Lucky Specials film 2017
Networking HIV, AIDS Community of South Africa (NACOSA) Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation of the NACOSA three tier capacity building, mentoring and training Programme. 2009
Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa & National Religious Association for Social Development National Outcome Evaluation of the Global Fund Phase 1 OVC Programme. 2012 -2013
Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa, National Religious Association for Social Development & Department of Social Development National Outcome Evaluation of the Global Fund OVC Programme, End of Grant. 2015-2016
Networking HIV/AIDS Community of South Africa, Aids Foundation of South Africa and Social Development & Department of Social Development Process Evaluation of the Global Fund GBV Programme – Thuthuzela Care Centres.  2017
Neighbourhood Old Age Home (NOAH) Development of a M&E framework and monitoring tools 2015
Open Up Development of a Theory of Change (ToC) and M&E framework 2018
Penreach Phase 1 : Development of multi level Theory of Change (ToC) 2018
Phase 2: Development of M&E Framework and Strategy 2018
Phase 3: Development and finalisation of indicators and data collection tools 2019
Phase 4: Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting, and Learning Support 2019 – 2020
SCORE / Hope Through Action Evaluation of Mbekweni Sports Project 2012
Sector Task Team for Older Persons (STTOP) Development of an M&E Framework, tools, and Baseline Assessment 2016
Social Housing Regulatory Authority (SHRA) Development of an M&E Framework, tools, and implementation plan 2017
Save the Children UK Needs assessment of life-skills and vocational skills training for young migrant workers and local children in Musina, prior to new project launch. 2010
End-term Outcome Evaluation of Child Protection Programme for children on the move in Musina. 2012
Wits Health Consortium (WHC) Technical Review of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems for the TIMS Grant 2020
Tshikululu Social Investments Outcome Evaluation of Rand Merchant Bank and FNB Community Care Programme. 2013
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Baseline, Endline and Impact Assessment of the Line Up Live Up Programme in South Africa 2019 – 2020
World Vision South Africa Baseline Evaluation of maternal and child health 2011
Ilifa Labantwana Desktop review and research verification on early childhood development 2012
ZENEX Foundation  A comprehensive evaluation during the period 2014–2017, including a Design/ Clarificatory Evaluation, Process Evaluation and Outcomes Evaluation of the ZENEX-funded Learner Programme 2014 – 2017
South African Government (national, provincial, local level and partners and agencies)
Swiss Economic Co-operation & Development in collaboration with the Office of the Accountant General, National Treasury Development of M&E system, pilot of the system, and baseline study to assess capacity building strategy, focusing on financial management within the public sector. 2012 – 2014
National Treasury, Government Technical Advisory Centre Evaluation of First Phase (2012-2016) of the Economies of Regions Learning Network (ERLN) 2016
Parliament of South Africa Mid Term Review of the South African Legislative Sector Programme 2014
The Presidency, Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) Implementation Evaluation of the Older Persons Act, 2006 (Act 13 of 2006) 2016 – 2017
Western Cape, Department of the Premier (Afterschool Game Changer Programme) Baseline Assessment of After-school Programmes in 112 low and no fee schools.  2019
Western Cape, Department of Agriculture, Elsenburg Evaluation of the Information Needs of Dairy Producers in the Western Cape. 2016
Evaluation of the availability, extent and utilisation of the agricultural economic databases. 2015
Western Cape Provincial Government Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport Evaluation of museums in the Western Cape 2010
Outcome Evaluation of Stars in their Eyes football development programme. 2009
Peer Review of the Department’s Drama Development Programme Evaluation Report 2020
Western Cape Provincial Government Department of Economic Development & Tourism Evaluation of Special Purpose Vehicles to assess Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sectors. 2011
Outcome Evaluation of nine Western Cape Sector Bodies known as ‘special purpose vehicles’. 2011 – 2012
Assessment of efficiency and effectiveness of the client’s Tourism Safety and Security Programme.
Cohort Evaluation in form of panel surveys conducted before and after the 2010 Soccer World Cup to assess its benefits to small and medium enterprises (SMME). 2010
Outcomes Assessment Survey of the Trade & Sector Development Programme assessing benefits and impact 2011
Outcomes Assessment Survey of the Craft, Film and Business Support Programmes assessing benefits and impact 2011
Implement and Manage the Red Tape Reduction Units 2014/15 Red Tape Challenge 2014 
Implement and Manage the Red Tape Reduction Units 2015/16 Red Tape Challenge 2015
Outcome Evaluation of the Office of The Consumer Protector’s Consumer Education and Awareness Programme, Financial Literacy Project, and Consumer Complaints Management Programme – 2015/16.  2016
Baseline Study on the Western Cape Design Ecosystem 2016
Design Evaluation of the Software@schools programme 2019
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Health Evaluation of the Community Based Response (CBR) to HIV / AIDS. 2007
Implementation Evaluation of the Women’s Health Strategy. 2015-2016
Implementation Evaluation of Global Fund Cash Plus Care Programme. 2019
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Social Development Impact Assessment of Disability Programmes 2013
Design and Implementation Evaluation of Family Strengthening Programmes 2012
Implementation Evaluation of Substance Abuse Programmes 2013
Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of Shelter Services for Victims of Crime and Violence in the Western Cape. 2014
Design, Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of Service Centres for Older Persons in the Western Cape. 2015
Implementation Evaluation of DSD Funded Substance Abuse Community Based Treatment Programmes 2020
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Community Safety Implementation Evaluation of the Expanded Partnership Programme 2014
Implementation and Outcome Evaluation of the Youth Safety and Partnership Programme. 2017 – 2018
Implementation and Outcomes Evaluation of the Youth Work Programme as part of the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP)  2018 – 2019
Western Cape Provincial Government Department of Human Settlements Evaluation of the Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) 2014
City of Cape Town, Department of Social Development Development of an M&E framework and monitoring tools for non-profit street people service providers and training service providers on implementation and monitoring tools 2012

APPLIED SOCIAL RESEARCH

Client Research Study Year
Artscape Resource Centre Research and reporting on arts and culture funders and trends within performing arts sector 2005 – 2007
Cape Town Routes Unlimited Visitor tracking cohort survey conducted in summer and winter in all regions of the Western Cape. 2012
CESVI Foundation Inyanda Job Market Research looking at arts, culture and sports sectors.  2013
City of Cape Town, Department of Arts and Culture Research on the state of the Arts in Cape Town, including a review of trends (2012- 2014) in, the arts, culture and creative industries.  2015
Department of Health, Eden District Development of a Comprehensive Women’s Health Strategy for the Eden District.  2014
Financial and Fiscal Commission  Research into Special Needs Education (2019 -2020) 2019 – 2020
Western Cape Cultural Commission Research of accredited arts and culture training for service providers in the Western Cape. (2011) 2011
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Community Safety Resource needs and requirements assessment of neighbourhood watch organisations throughout the Western Cape (2010) 2010
Western Cape, Department of the Premier (Afterschool Game Changer Programme) Research and compilation of After School Programme Case Studies 2020
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Economic Development & Tourism Desk-based research on the Creative Industries as a viable, growing economic sector. 2007
Western Cape Provincial Government, Department of Education Writing and consolidation of research material into comprehensive provincial report on the Family Literacy pilot project. 2009
Western Cape Provincial Parliament Analysis of annual reports in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 2012 – 2015