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5 Things to Consider when using SROI Knowledge

Social Return on Investment (SROI) is a framework for measuring and accounting for the social, environmental and economic costs and benefits of a program. By using monetary values to denote the social and environmental effects of a program, this method tells us how much change has been created, and whether it is significant.  Image Credits: Social Responsibility and Sustainability Consulting.   Here are five small,...

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4 Practices Anthropology Can Contribute to Monitoring and Evaluation Knowledge

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) are processes used to study the performance of projects and programs implemented by entities such as governments, NGOs, and other organizations. They are divided into two parts: monitoring, which occurs continuously during the course of the program, and evaluation, which examines the impact of the program once it is completed.  The purpose of monitoring is to ensure that all current programming...

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Challenges of livelihood before tribal youth Knowledge

The western most state of India, Gujarat, has a long tribal belt in its remote east and southern region. These tribal villages have a mostly arid and low rainfall landscape and its mountains to the south, are host to some of the largest tribal populations in the country. One such region with a significant adivasi population, is the Valsad-Dang region, to the south-east of the...

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What makes us happy: 5 interesting facts about the World Happiness Report Knowledge

The 7th edition of the World Happiness Report has recently been published: while Finland ranks first, followed by its neighboring Nordic countries, we went a step beyond the ranking and looked at data with a different lens. Money can’t buy happiness. Ever heard of this sentence? Probably yes, and probably most of you agree with it. Yet, this is not what data suggests: according to...

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Putting people first in response to the COVID-19 pandemic Knowledge

For close to two months now, the country has been on a nationwide lockdown propelled due to the highly-infectious Coronavirus 2019 or COVID-19. Till date, the pandemic has affected 212 countries and territories. This global health crisis has also become a humanitarian crisis by drastically and disproportionately upending lives and livelihoods. Consequently, the social and economic effects of the pandemic, while globally devastating, are estimated...

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Managing digital risks and privacy concerns Knowledge

Data is often described as the new oil, but the analogy is limited with the fact that oil loses value when consumed but the value of data does not. The same data can be stored, sold and used in multiple different ways, completely without the knowledge of its original owner. In general, data cannot be depleted. This brings complex ethical concerns for evaluators in balancing...

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Using visual tools and data analytics to track progress and undertake course corrective actions Knowledge

Dashboards track social performance and enable analysis based on innovative visualizations and tools to identify priorities for action. This data-driven initiative enables participation from a broad range of stakeholders.   Assignment Type: Technology and Data Analytics Thematic Domain: Healthcare  Overview: Owing to poor data, there were no target-oriented approaches, monitoring or tracking of progress of healthcare access in rural areas of our client’s operations. This resulted...

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Investing in Local Crowdsourcing Campaigns is the future of monitoring and evaluation! Knowledge

Crowdsourced data collection is widely believed to create an environment of active participation and engagement for social change. The underlying premise of the project was to provide a technological tool to monitor community action and learning around community-centred issues.  Assignment Type: Participatory Action Research  Thematic Domain: Education  Overview: The data suppliers for the project are 1800 students who assist in local issues identification regarding ‘quality...

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Web designer at work Knowledge

Training sessions are designed recognising the large number of professionals who are interested in virtual discussions on social impact and want to engage in peer learning opportunities (offering practical insights to theoretical topics). Assignment Type: Webinars  Thematic Domain: Multi-disciplinary  Overview: Capacity Building is a conceptual approach to social or personal development that focuses on understanding the obstacles that inhibit organizations from realizing development goals,while enhancing...

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