ensuring development assistance has maximum SOCIAL IMPACT !
participatory research and impact evaluations
strengthen social programs
2019 year preview
Our mission is to ‘strengthen social programs’
We do this through
participatory research and impact evaluations...
ensuring development assistance has maximum
SOCIAL IMPACT !
This was 2019, for us:
our work
our work
our work
our work
Our team worked on research projects across 15 states, visiting over 300 villages, speaking to more than 10,000 people …..
research types

Research Types

  • Social Audits
  • Process Documentation
  • Midline Assessments
  • Baseline Studies
  • Social Return on Investment
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Retrospective Evaluation
  • Time Series Evaluation
…… on topics of maternal and neonatal mortality, quality of education and dropouts, skill development and livelihoods, disability and inclusion.
united way of mumbai
Partnering with United Way Mumbai we undertook a baseline study, with 2000 households…..
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
collective impact model
….. exploring housing, education, health, sanitation, livelihoods and safety in slums, to design social programs within the lens of a
‘Collective Impact Model’
Values and Strategy
Design and Relevance
Design and Relevance
Design and Relevance
1. Values and Strategy
2. Design and Relevance,
Implementation Modalities
Effectiveness and Impact
Effectiveness and Impact
3. Implementation Modalities
4. Effectiveness and Impact
Sustainability
Sustainability
Sustainability
5. Sustainability
We developed an
'Audit Scorecard' to assess L&T's CSR programs based on OECD DAC's Quality Standards for Development Evaluation
qualitative insights
This provided an objective, data oriented structure to assess social performance based on quantitative data and qualitative insights collected through a process of stakeholder engagement, document reviews and participatory research
education program
A mid-term assessment study for HDFC Bank
analysed the impact of an education program with a strong gender focus…..
Antarang 
                              Foundation
Antarang 
                              Foundation
Antarang 
                              Foundation
Antarang 
                              Foundation
Our work with
Antarang Foundation
delved into the myriad challenges faced by children and youth with respect to careers and jobs….
positive community perception
…… understanding improvements in the
overall quality in schools, and life skills of students, as well as positive community perception changes towards education.
Unltd India's incubation support
..and we evaluated the
impact of Unltd India's incubation support of social enterprises involved with skill development initiatives.
Process Documentation studies
Process Documentation studies with
Youth4Jobs and PGSS...
insights into contextual factors
…. provided insights into
contextual factors which determine program outcomes, stakeholder perceptions and recommendations during implementation, and recommendations to strengthen and scale programs.
Training Programs
Training Programs informed participants on
nuances of social program design, evaluation frameworks and data oriented approaches to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals .
significant years
The past year was significant in many ways……
larger team
…a larger team (and a new baby),
many places travelled and perspectives heard, and the opportunity to work on very, very interesting projects -

2019 was a year to remember!
Here’s embracing 2020
Here’s embracing 2020
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Our mission is to ‘strengthen social programs’
participatory research and impact evaluations
We do this through
participatory research and impact evaluations...
development assistance
ensuring development assistance has maximum
SOCIAL IMPACT !
This was 2019, for us:
Our team worked on research projects across 15 states, visiting over 300 villages, speaking to more than 10,000 people …..
…… on topics of maternal and neonatal mortality, quality of education and dropouts, skill development and livelihoods, disability and inclusion.

Research Types

  • Social Audits
  • Process Documentation
  • Midline Assessments
  • Baseline Studies
  • Social Return on Investment
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Retrospective Evaluation
  • Time Series Evaluation
Partnering with United Way Mumbai we undertook a baseline study, with 2000 households…..
...exploring housing, education, health, sanitation, livelihoods and safety in slums, to design social programs within the lens of a
‘Collective Impact Model’
We developed an
'Audit Scorecard' to assess L&T's CSR programs based on OECD DAC's Quality Standards for Development Evaluation.
This provided an objective, data oriented structure to assess social performance based on quantitative data and qualitative insights collected through a process of stakeholder engagement, document reviews and participatory research.
A mid-term assessment study for HDFC Bank
analysed the impact of an education program with a strong gender focus…..
…… understanding improvements in the
overall quality in schools, and life skills of students, as well as positive community perception changes towards education.
Our work with
Antarang Foundation
delved into the myriad challenges faced by children and youth with respect to careers and jobs….
..and we evaluated the
impact of Unltd India's incubation support of social enterprises involved with skill development initiatives.
Process Documentation studies with
Youth4Jobs and PGSS...
…. provided insights into
contextual factors which determine program outcomes, stakeholder perceptions and recommendations during implementation, and recommendations to strengthen and scale programs.
Training Programs informed participants on
nuances of social program design, evaluation frameworks and data oriented approaches to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals .
The past year was significant in many ways…… .
…a larger team (and a new baby),
many places travelled and perspectives heard, and the opportunity to work on very, very interesting projects -

2019 was a year to remember!

Here’s embracing 2020