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Title: Assessment of Monitoring and Evaluation of Family and Community Development Program: The Case of SOS Children’s Village, Addis Ababa
Authors: Medhanit Bejituwal
Issue Date: 3-Dec-2019
Publisher: St. Mary's University
Abstract: The study entitled as” Assessment of Monitoring and Evaluation System at Family and Community Development Program ( FCDP): The Case of SOS Children’s Village Addis Ababa”which made its scope of time to the years of 2016 and 2017. Thus, the study tried to unveil how M&E is done and what are influential factors for the system in SOS Children’s Village of Family and Community Development Program that can be taken as illumination of how M&E is done in similar programs and projects. To this end, it made use of a qualitative Descriptive Research Design. Data for the study purpose was collected using interview, focus group discussion and document review from both primary and secondary sources. Accordingly, the study required participants such as Program Location Director, MERA Officer, Program Location Finance Manager, Program Coordinator(Program under the study, FCDP), two Community Based Officers, and a focused group discussion (FGD) with beneficiaries as they are called target group of from local Idir, and from key implementation partners. Number of participants in the focused group discussion was five, three from beneficiaries and two from key implementation partners known as Lewegen Derash Charity association. Thus, the study employed purposive sampling technique.The study revealed that the M&E system of FCDP is engaged on the establishment of the frameworks for the system so as to be part and parcel of each activities of the program. The program uses multiple tools, methods and indicators which make their base from SOS international with minor customization. Reports, review meetings, self-assessment and field visits were found to be ways of M&E activities were conducted. The study unveiled that perception to M&E, nature of the program, training to employees, management support, selection of tools and stakeholders’ involvement are influential factors of the M&E system.
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