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Our Experience
NEAT is well established monitoring and evaluation organization. It was established by the team of professionals having years of experiences and expertise in designing and conducting evaluations, monitoring (baseline, mid-term, and end line) and assessments. Key recent activities of NEAT include:

1. ❯ Community Led Reconstruction Program commissioned by ActionAid Nepal, May 2016.

2. ❯ Baseline study for Safe City project commissioned by ActionAid Nepal, May 2016.

3. ❯ Beneficiary Feedback Survey (Listen Learn Act Project) commissioned by Key Stone Accountability and Ground Truth Solution February 2016.

4. ❯ Mid-term Evaluation of Women-Led Community Response to ensure appropriate living conditions for the most vulnerable to cope with the extreme winter Project commissioned by ActionAid International, January 2016.

5. ❯ Need Assessment of earthquake victims in Sindhupalchowk commissioned by ActionAid International, January 2016.

6. ❯ Baseline Study of The Mahila Network Project (Strengthening Women's Collectives in Nepal) commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal during March - April 2015.

7. ❯ Midterm Study of The Mahila Network Project (Strengthening Women's Collectives in Nepal) commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal July-August, 2016.

8. ❯ Midterm study of Democracy and Empowerment commissioned by ActionAid International, November and December 2016.

9. ❯ Barriers and Opportunities for Women Leadership in Humanitarian Response commissioned by ActionAid International, March 2016.

10. ❯ Baseline study of People-led Solution for Better Accountability Practices (PELSAP) commissioned by ActionAid International, February-March 2016.

11. ❯ Baseline Study of The Mahila Network Project (Strengthening Women's Collectives in Nepal) commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal, March - April, 2015.

12. ❯ Endline Evaluation of Sakcham Project commissioned by CARE Nepal, October 2015.

to 13. ❯ Impact Study of Local Rights Program (LRP) commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal, December 2014 - February, 2015.

14. ❯ Review of Teach for Nepal (TFN) Initiatives commissioned by Embassy of Finland, November - December 2014.

15. ❯ Mid-Term Review of Sakchham - Women Rights Program (2012-2015) commissioned by ActionAid Nepal, July - August 2014. 16. ❯ Baseline Study of Sankalpa Project - promoting Gender Responsive Budgets (GRB) at the local level commissioned by CARE Nepal, June - August 2014

17. ❯ Evaluation of Quality Education through ICT based teaching learning in Nepal (EOF-OLE) commissioned by Finnish Embassy, September 2015.

18. ❯ Baseline study of Promoting Quality Education through Progressive Domestic Resource Mobilisation commissioned by ActionAid Western Resource Center Nepalganj, June 2016.

19. ❯ Baseline Study of Democracy and Empowerment Project commissioned ActionAid International Nepal, April - June 2014.

20. ❯ Monitoring & Evaluation (including Baseline Study) of Safe City Program commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal, February - March 2014. The study involved KAP Survey and qualitative tools administered in Nepalgunj, Chitwan, Hetauda, Morang, Jhapa, and Kathmandu.

21. ❯ Evaluation of Quality Education Initiatives through Critical Thinking Approach commissioned by Embassy of Finland in Nepal, October - November 2013. The study involved qualitative methodology and covered project schools in Sindhupalchowk district.

22. ❯ Final Evaluation of Quality Education through Disaster Resilient Schools Project implemented in Kailali district commissioned by ActionAid International Nepal, November - December 2013.The study depended on qualitative tools and was a summative evaluation covering schools in Kailali district.

23. ❯ Principal Researcher, Baseline Study of Strengthening Women's Collectives (SWC) in Nepal commissioned by NEAT with support from ActionAid Nepal, August - September 2013

24. ❯ Assessment of people’s perception to make Thamel as a pedestrian only zone commissioned by Resource Center for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC). The study involved survey with business establishments, local residents, and tourists along with focus group discussions and interviews with concerned stakeholders.

25. ❯ Baseline Study of Sakchham – Women Rights Project implemented by ActionAid Nepal with the financial support of Irish Aid during December 2012 – January 2013. The baseline study involved both qualitative and quantitative methods. It included mini-survey with around 400 non-project beneficiaries, eight focus group discussions, and interviews with the key service providers.

26. ❯ Baseline Study of Free Health Service Promotion Project implemented by ActionAid Nepal during October – December 2012. The baseline study involved survey with female beneficiaries from four project implemented districts, focus group discussions with beneficiaries and health workers, interviews with the head teacher, traditional healer, FCHV, and health authorities, and participant observation.

27. ❯ Mid-Term Evaluation of Quality Education through Disaster Resilient Schools Project implemented by ActionAid Nepal with support from Qatar foundation during July – August 2012. The evaluation included field visits, observation of schools, FGDs with parents, interaction with SMC/PTA and other school-level stakeholders. In addition, data on key performance indicators were also collected through sample school.

28. ❯ Baseline Study of Participatory Democratic Initiative (PDI) Project implemented by ActionAid Nepal with the help of partner NGOs in 9 different districts of Nepal from February – April 2012. The baseline study included KAP survey in 810 households, institutional survey in around 160 local committees/agencies, 54 FGDs with male or female servicer bearers, interviews with key stakeholders (VDC secretary, right advocates, female member of School Management Committee, and NGO representative), participant observation and mystic observation at various service points.

29. ❯ International Training on Monitoring and Evaluation System for officials of Reaching Out of School Children (ROSC) Project implemented by Department of Primary Education, Government of Bangladesh during March 1-10, 2012. The first group of trainees included 20 participants including Joint Secretary of Ministry of Primary and Mass Education, GOB. The training was organized in Kathmandu, Nepal. 30. ❯ A case study on performance assessment of Female Community Health Volunteers (FCHVs) conducted with support from Resource Center for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) during September – October 2011. The assessment included survey among FCHVs from Saptari and Gorkha districts, and in-depth FGDs with the volunteers. The study relied on qualitative data for the analysis.

31. ❯ A study on an irrational use of medical diagnostic and its impact on people’s access to health services conducted with support from Resource Center and Primary Health Care (RECPHEC) during September – October 2011. The study involved survey among health service beneficiaries, interviews with various stakeholders, and FGDs with a group of community people. The study report is expected to form basis for people’s health rights advocacy.

32. ❯ Annual Monitoring and Evaluation of Quality Education through Disaster Resilient Schools in Kailali district of Nepal implemented by Action Aid Nepal in partnership with FAYA Nepal with the financial support of Vodafone, Qatar Foundation (Reaching Out to Asia) for the period of September – October 2011. The evaluation study reviewed the first year performance of the project in line with its objectives and output/outcome indicators. It utilized qualitative data collection and analysis as a primary basis for evaluation.

33. ❯ Impact Evaluation Study of Education for Youth and Youth for Peace and Development Project implemented by Underprivileged Children’s Educational Programmes (UCEP) with financial support from Save the Children, Nepal for the period of August – September 2011. The evaluation study adopted DAC method of evaluation backed up by Most Significant Change (MSC) techniques. The evaluation study included field visits, interview with key stakeholders, FGDs with beneficiaries, and consultation/brainstorming at the central level.

34. ❯ External Evaluation of Teacher Training Initiatives in Nepal commissioned by UGESP (Underprivileged Girls Education Support Program) under Center for Democracy and Development (CDD) during August – September 2011. The evaluation included assessment of the effectiveness and impact of the teacher training program. Key activities within the evaluation included an interview with trainer, organizers, school management officials, and trainees. 35. ❯ Development of resource book on “Promoting Rights of Schools in Nepal” commissioned by ActionAid Nepal for the period of July – September 2011. The study included a review of an international document on promoting rights in schools along with many other documents including the constitution, and education acts/rules. The document was translated into Nepali language and brought under discussion among various stakeholders within and outside Action Aid Nepal.

36. ❯ Baseline Survey of Citizen Initiatives for Education Rights (CIER) Project implemented in five districts (Dhanusha, Kapilbastu, Dang, Baitadi, and Bajura) commissioned by Action Aid Nepal. The survey was conducted during the period of December 2010 to February 2011. The survey covered around 80 schools included in the study involving both qualitative and quantitative data. NEAT provided support in designing baseline survey, developing methodology and tools, orienting the project officials, analyzing the collected information, and drafting the report.

37. ❯ A Baseline survey of Quality Education through Disaster Resilient Schools in Kailali district implemented by Action Aid Nepal/FAYA Nepal and funded by Qatar Foundation – Reaching Out to Asia. The survey was carried out during December 2010 to January 2011 period. The survey, being conducted in 75 schools, included information collection from 75 schools, respective VDCs, FGDs with mothers, the children, and teachers, consultation with SMC/PTA and mini-survey in Badi and freed Kamaiya community. NEAT provided support in designing baseline survey, developing methodology and tools, orienting the project officials, analyzing the collected information, and drafting the report.

38. ❯ A Field Study on Essential Health Care and Maternity Services commissioned by Resource Center for Primary Health Care (RECPHEC)/International Health Partnership (IHP) during December 2010 – January 2011. The study included a survey of 750 households from five different districts (Bajura, Salyan, Myagdi, Saptari, Jhapa), information collection from 25 health posts, FGDs with beneficiaries of health facilities, interview with CSOs and health professionals, and central level consultations/discussions. The study included qualitative and quantitative analysis of the data.

39. ❯ An External Evaluation of Right to Primary Education (RIPE) Project commissioned by Action Aid Nepal during August – September 2010. The study included evaluation of quality education targeted activities carried out by Action Aid International Nepal and its partner organizations in around 50 schools in four districts (Baitadi, Dang, Kapilbastu, Dhanusha). The evaluation study included activities like FGDs with school stakeholders, interview with project officials, a collection of school level data, and central level consultation meetings. The study included quantitative analysis of project indicators and qualitative analysis of the discussion findings.

40. ❯ Publication and dissemination of Development Observer every week since February 2011. NEAT publishes and distributes weekly newsletter called “The Development Observer” which compiles various news and developments on various aspects of development including education, health, equity/inclusion, disaster and climate change. The observer discusses one development issue each week, and also includes value added section contributed by various development professionals. By end of August, 23 issues of development observers have been published and disseminated to a wider audience including donors, INGOs, NGOs and other individuals. The newsletter can be subscribed in www.neatnepal.org and downloaded in: www.neatnepal.org/download.

41. ❯ Customized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Training. NEAT has been organizing customized training on monitoring and evaluation for different agencies and individuals from the government as well as non-governmental sectors. The first training conducted was for Reaching Out of School Children (ROSC) Project officials from Bangladesh.

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