Evaluations

CAFOD promotes and commissions regular programme evaluations to help understand the difference that our work with partners is making to the communities we serve and help us improve our work in the future. Contact evaluations@cafod.org.uk to receive copies of full reports and management responses.

Evaluations of projects in Latin America and the Caribbean

Found 6 results

Evaluations of projects in Africa

Found 15 results

  • Summary End of Programme Evaluation Report - Joint Ethiopia Sustainable Livelihood Programme Summary End of Programme Evaluation Report - Joint Ethiopia Sustainable Livelihood Programme (89kb, pdf)
    November 2012

    The Joint Ethiopia Program (JEP) – a partnership of Catholic Agency For Overseas Development (CAFOD), Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) and Trócaire (together; CST) - designed the “Sustainable Livelihoods Programme” with the full participation of local partners. The programme ran from September 2009 to February 2013 and had a total budget of €7,776,017. The programme was supported from both the internal resources of JEP and external sources (like Irish Aid, European Union, DFID, Comic Relief, Big Lottery and Isle of Man). The programme was designed to enhance the livelihoods of 300,000 people in the most vulnerable communities in three parts of the country by improving agricultural production and productivity in an environmentally sustainable manner and by improving pastoralist communities’ access to and control over resources.

  • Nigeria health care Evaluation: Nigeria - Improving Primary Health Care

    In response to the challenges of primary healthcare delivery system in Nigeria, the European Commission (EC) and CAFOD developed a programme to improve the quality of Primary Health Care (PHC) services.

  • Zimbabwe Humanitarian Zimbabwe Humanitarian Assistance

    The Humanitarian Assistance Programme had been designed as an emergency response to the 2008 drought, economic and political situation that was threatening the lives of many rural Zimbabweans.

  • Rwanda Psychosocial Support Rwanda: Psychosocial Support & Community Cohesion

    Shortly after the genocide of approximately 800,000 Tutsis in Rwanda in 1994 CAFOD started to provide humanitarian aid and psychological assistance to the deeply affected survivors, through the provision of technical and financial support to several local partner organisations.

  • Ethiopia BRPC Ethiopia building resilient pastoralist communities (BRPC)

    The Building Resilient Pastoralist Communities (BRPC) project was managed by a consortium of CAFOD, Trocaire, SCIAF and Cord-aid and implemented by six Ethiopian partner organisations.

  • Conservation & livelihoods Ethiopia conservation and livelihoods

    The ‘Innovative Livelihoods Learning Initiative Project’ in Ethiopia was implemented over four years (2007-2011). The project interventions brought significant improvement in the natural resource basis as well as the livelihoods of the community.

  • DRC IFS programme DRC IFS programme

    The programme ‘Development of a civil society network for conflict transformation in the Archdiocese of Bukavu, DRC’ was implemented by three CAFOD partners, the Association of the Central African Episcopal Conferences (ACEAC) Justice and Peace Commission, Caritas Bukavu and Centre Olame between September 2009 and September 2012. The programme aimed to enable and empower Church-based actors in South Kivu to prevent re-emerging conflict through enhanced field-based political analysis and early warning systems. It was co-funded by the EU and the evaluation took place in May 2011.

  • Evaluation: Ethiopia Pastoralist Food Security Project Evaluation: Ethiopia Pastoralist Food Security Project (475kb, pdf)

    CAFOD’s partner SOS Sahel Ethiopia and Action For Development implemented the pastoralist food security partnership project in Ethiopia from September 2006 until February 2010.

    A large part of the rural areas of Ethiopia has been affected by recurrent drought. Food insecurity, natural resources degradation, in adequate water supply, hygiene and sanitation are major problems affecting the largest portion of society. The overall objective of the project was to improve food security though stabilising pastorals livelihoods. To realise this, the project focused on improving management and use of key natural resources, livestock marketing and income diversification, and strengthening traditional systems working in partnership with government development actors on food security issues.

    The project was funded by EC, CAFOD/Trócaire and Christian Aid. The evaluation exercise was carried out during February 2010.

  • Community HIV & AIDS The integrated community HIV and AIDS programme

    The Integrated Community HIV and AIDS programme began in August 2008 and was completed in July 2011. The overall goal of the project was to provide adults and children affected by HIV and AIDS in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania with HIV prevention education, treatment, care and support through local community based interventions in order to improve their quality of life.

  • Horn and East Africa drought Evaluation: Horn and East Africa drought response

    CAFOD's response to the Horn and East Africa drought

  • Evaluation: Maralal 2010 Kenya, Diocese of Maralal 2010

    The Integrated Peace and Livelihoods Programme (IPLP) is one of several development projects currently funded by CAFOD, run by the Catholic Diocese of Maralal.

  • Emergency South Sudan Emergency Intervention Southern Sudan 2009-2010

    During 2009, attacks attributed to the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), in Sudan, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic, caused mass displacement in the region. Approximately 87,000 were displaced in Southern Sudan, including 65,000 IDPs and 12,000 refugees in Western Equatoria State.

  • Evaluation: ABG reports Evaluation: ABG Programme reports

    The Action for Better Governance (ABG) programme aims to galvanise the strength, position and network of the Catholic Church in Africa. 

Corporate Evaluations

Found 8 results

  • External Evaluation of the CAFOD Cambodia Program 2010 to 2013 External Evaluation of the CAFOD Cambodia Program 2010 to 2013 (949kb, pdf)
    March 2014

    This evaluation has been commissioned by CAFOD to evaluate the success of CAFOD’s programme on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Livelihood and Land and Natural Resources Management between 2010 and 2013 in Cambodia. It also examines the achievement of outcomes, documents lessons learnt and makes recommendations for the future strategic planning process. Document review, internet research, partner meetings/field visits as well as key informant discussions were the key processes employed in conducting this evaluation.

  • CAFOD Water Internal Learning Review 2015: Executive Summary CAFOD Water Internal Learning Review 2015: Executive Summary (2mb, pdf)

    The CAFOD Internal Learning Review on water is a review of CAFOD’s WASH and Water Resource Management projects to date. It specifically reviews CAFOD’s approaches and capacity to support partners to deliver WASH and WRM projects. It has been written in order to strengthen understanding of the impact, relevance, effectiveness and sustainability of CAFOD-supported work in water, taking into account CAFOD’s values of equity and stewardship.

  • CAFOD Water Internal Learning Review 2015: Management Response CAFOD Water Internal Learning Review 2015: Management Response (466kb, pdf)

    This is CAFOD’s International Leaderships team’s response to the recommendations of the Internal Learning Review on Water. In this document CAFOD’s ILT set out the extent to which they plan to implement the recommendations set out in the review.

  • CAFOD Gender Review 2014: Executive summary CAFOD Gender Review 2014: Executive summary (415kb, pdf)

    CAFOD’s International Programmes Committee (IPC) commissioned this review of CAFOD’s work on gender equality to help CAFOD and the IPC understand more about the difference that CAFOD-supported work is making in relation to gender equality. This is a follow up to a comprehensive review carried out in 2008, which recommended embedding gender equality adequately in CAFOD’s vision, mission, values and international priorities to enable staff to effectively incorporate gender considerations into their planning and implementation of regional and country strategies and programmes. In addition to achieving most of the 2008 review recommendations, this review also identified other milestones as well as challenges and gaps in taking forward gender work in the past five years.

  • CAFOD Gender Review 2014: Management Response CAFOD Gender Review 2014: Management Response (412kb, pdf)

    CAFOD’s management response to the review of CAFOD’s work on gender equality to help CAFOD and the International Programmes Committee understand more about the difference that CAFOD-supported work is making in relation to gender equality.

  • UKAid Match CAFOD UKAid Match reports

    Under the UKAid Match scheme, CAFOD received approximately £9.2m unrestricted funding from the Department for International Development (DFID) from April 2012 to March 2016, matching public contributions raised from our 2012 Lent fundraising appeal in 2012.

  • 2012 PPA Review CAFOD 2012 PPA Independent Progress Review

    The Programme Partnership Arrangement (PPA) is a strategic funding agreement between CAFOD and the UK government Department for International Development (DFID). In 2012, CAFOD commissioned an independent review of its PPA agreement with DFID. This report captures the main challenges, achievements and learning with a particular focus on our partners work on Livelihoods, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change, HIV and AIDS, Accountability and Policy and CAFOD’s Development Education and Youth leadership work.

  • Evaluation: PPA 2008-11 Evaluation: 2008-2011 PPA

    The Programme Partnership Arrangement (PPA) is a strategic funding agreement between CAFOD and the UK government Department for International Development (DFID).

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