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How to give your impact measurement a makeover (#1)

The numbers are telling. While 86.9% of organisations in South Africa’s development sector consider impact measurement a crucial process, a whole 61.7% of them recognise that they don’t do enough of it. Let’s think about why this may be. And while we’re at it, let’s look at some impact-measurement case studies and practical tips on […]

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How to give your impact measurement a makeover (#2)

If you’re paralysed by the belief that your work is “unmeasurable” or by the fear of not being sufficiently accurate, you will never start the process of understanding your impact. Choosing what to measure Also, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to evaluation. Different development projects require different tactics – which is also true for their […]

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Impact measurement: How to do it properly

1. Include M&E as part of the project plan Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) doesn’t have to be long and intensive. It can be streamlined and built into your programme for more efficiency. 2. Advocate for M&E You have many more chances of achieving your intended impact if you start evaluating on day one. Include it […]

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