CSS End Of Project Evaluation Consultancy Job
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This project seeks to strengthen interfaith relations and provide employment opportunities for youth in the coastal region starting with Mombasa and Kwale. The project intends to reach these two interlinked specific objectives through four outcomes.
Outcome (1) focuses on strengthening the interfaith dialogue among different religious groups through the creation of interfaith dialogue platforms that will enable better open deliberations, including holding joint public sensitization. Outcome (2) focuses on contributing to the acquisition of life skills of the 3,000 beneficiaries using integrated methodologies, which has been proven to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, and promote teamwork, communication, confidence, and leadership. Outcome (3) focuses on supporting the development of income generating activities that would broaden the livelihood opportunities for youth and deter them from being recruited into violent extremism but also stimulate cooperation among youth with different religious backgrounds. Outcome (4) focuses on creating and disseminating evidence-based knowledge on the constructive power of interfaith dialogue and socio-economic activities.
Scope and Purpose of Evaluation:
The end of project evaluation will cover the whole period of the project from the start date of July 1st, 2019, to last implementation date of June 30th, 2021. It will cover the two target counties of Kwale and Mombasa with a thematic focus on strengthening interfaith relations, youth employment/entrepreneurship, preventing youth from becoming involved in violent groups, policy influencing, partnerships, collaboration, and consortium management.
The evaluation will assess the pilot project performance. More specifically looking at the relevance of the concept, effectiveness and efficiency in delivery, and impact and sustainability of the Shared Futures (Together4Good) project that ends on June 30th 2021.
Additionally, the evaluation is to draw lessons including highlighting unique human-interest stories, good practices and make recommendations for enhancing the design and implementation of next phase of the Shared Futures project and other similar future projects.
The evaluation team is expected to provide an analysis of attainment of the overall and specific objectives of the project, considering the completed outcomes, outputs, and activities during the 2 years period, based on the indicators as defined in the logical framework and theory of change
Key tasks and deliverables:
Key tasks of the consultant
The consultant/ firm will be required to use focus group discussions as well as any other
appropriate techniques to collect views from different stakeholders represented in the target
counties. They will:
- Conduct a desk review of background material.
- Design the study methodology.
- Carry out the study in the field and ensure that all the specific objectives are covered.
- Analyze the data and prepare a report with recommendations.
- Facilitate a validation/sharing workshop of the study findings (virtual)
- After receiving comments, prepare the final report.