Evaluations and Works


Evaluations and Works

Published Reports

Monitoring and Evaluation

Projects Description Client

Long-Term Projects

USAID Monitoring and Evaluation Support Project (MESP)

Partner tasked with provision of M&E technical and capacity building support to the USAID portfolio of projects. Provides support to USAID project evaluations, PMP review, training support. Work to date includes:

  • Impact Evaluation of Reading and Math Program (USAID RAMP)
  • Mid-term Evaluation of Community Engagement Project (USAID CEP)
  • Evaluation of Jordan Loan Guarantee Facility (USAID JLGF)
  • Mid-term Evaluation of Civic Initiatives Support (USAID CIS)
  • Evaluation of Strengthening Health Outcomes Through the Private Sector (USAID SHOPS)
  • Jordan Youth Sector Assessment
  • Jordan Civil Society Sector Assessment
  • Evaluation of Youth for the Future (USAID Y4F)
  • Evaluation of Public Action Project (USAID PAP)
  • Evaluation of Fiscal Reform Project (USAID FRPII)
  • Evaluation of Learning Environment Technical Support (USAID LETS)

MSI (2014-18)

All Children Reading – Digital Arabic Literacy Library

Design and implementation of impact evaluation (quasi-experimental design) of early grade on-line levelled e-book platform to increase literacy gains of grade 2 students, piloted in 20 public schools in Jordan. Leading impact evaluation to support proof of concept for scaling up, and joint project management with Little Thinking Minds.

USAID, World Vision, Australian Aid (2015-2017)

 UNICEF Multi-Media Education Materials and Teaching Aids for Syrian Children aged 4-12 in JordanPrime and project management lead in developing multi-media content, implementing the training and use of the content, and monitoring and evaluating its application in all Makani centres in Jordan and in 200 double shifting schools serving Syrian refugees in 2018. UNICEF (2018-2019) 

USAID Civic Initiatives Support Project (CIS) Social Empowerment Fund Impact Assessments

Under the Social Empowerment Fund of the USAID CIS, Integrated is tasked with programmatic impact assessments of nascent civil society organizations in Jordan to integrate into their strategic plans to increase overall impact of programming.

  • Impact Assessment of Qantara for Human Development
  • Impact Assessment of We Love Reading
  • Impact Assessment of Leaders of Tomorrow

USAID CIS (2016-17)

Evaluations and Assessments

 EduApp4Syria Winning Literacy Apps Evaluation Ramdomized Control Trial Impact and Technical Evaluations of the two winning literacy apps emerging from the EduApp4Syria global competition. Testing among 800 children aged 5-10 in refugee camp settings.  DL4D and All Children Reading (May-October 2017)
 Oxfam – Womanity B100Ragl MENA Series Evaluation and Theory of ChangeEnd of project evaluation of animated series disseminated to MENA region on YoUTube to tackle harmful gender norms and generate a discussion among young people in the region. Theory of Change and MEL Plan development for the next round of implementation.   Oxfam and Womanity Foundation (March-April 2017)
Oxfam Solid Waste Management EOP Evaluation   End of project evaluation assessing cash for work livelihood programming for solid waste management among Syrians and Jordanians in host communities (Mafraq) and Zaatari refugee camp.   Oxfam (January - March 2018) 

USAID Women’s Leadership as a Route to Greater Empowerment: Jordan Case Study

Lead Jordanian Specialist fielded, tasked with evaluating and assessing women’s leadership as a route to greater empowerment within the Jordanian context.

MSI (2014)

International Organization for Migration – CRP Mid-term Review

Mid-term evaluation of Community Revitalization Program Phase V in Iraq, focusing on efficiency, impact, sustainability of programming.

IOM (2016)

International Organization for Migration –M&E Capacity Building Training

Capacity Building Training in M&E and Results-Based Management  to Government of Iraq Officials and IOM M&E Teams.

IOM (2016)

US Middle East Partnership Initiative (Leaders Program) Evaluation

Support to evaluation of MEPI regional evaluation through fielding of M&E specialists and note-takers to Tunisia, Algeria, Kuwait, Bahrain, Israel/Palestine and Lebanon.

Pillar Systems (2016)

US Middle East Partnership Initiative (Leaders Program) Evaluation

Support to evaluation of MEPI Leaders Program through fielding of Evaluation Specialists to Tunisia, Kuwait and Lebanon.

Pillar Systems (2016)

Queen Rania  Award for Excellence in Education 10 year Evaluation

Evaluation of the impact/performance of the award on the teaching profession in Jordan after 10 years of implementation, aimed at informing strategic planning for the coming 10 years.

QREEA (2015)

 LOYAC Darb Project Performance Evaluation Evaluation of Darb, a national internship and employability program implemented in partnership with King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD), assessing the impact and sustainability of Darb program, generating findings and recommendations for follow on programming, and the development of an M&E framework in line with the new LOYAC strategic plan. LOYAC (2016-17)
 Democracy Reporting International Mid-term Evaluation of the Local Democracy Consortium in Jordan: Facilitators for Change ProjectMid-term evaluation of Local Democracy Consortium in Jordan: Facilitators for Change Project, focusing on works structures, mechanisms, and performance to date to inform the next phase.   DRI (2015)

World Vision Azraq Refugee School Feeding Project Final Evaluation

End of Project Evaluation of the impact/performance of the project with respect to its effectiveness, sustainability and efficiency, based in the Azraq Refugee Camp, Jordan.

World Vision (2016)

World Vision NOUR (Energy, Water Conservation and Child Protection) Project Baseline

Start of project baseline conducted for the NOUR project to determine baseline status of households in Mafraq, Zarqa, Irbid and East Amman in preparation for 3 year project.

World Vision (2016)

Danish Refugee Council Mid-term Evaluation of Refugee Referral Program

Mid-term evaluation of the Refugee Referral Unit Project focusing on works structures, mechanisms, and beneficiary and partner perceptions, performance to date to inform the next phase.

DRC (2013-14)

Jordan Construction Contracts Survey

INTEGRATED conducted a survey of Jordan Construction sector workforce needs to assess labor-force gaps, demand for various types of labor to inform decision-making on vocational training needs in the construction sector. INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS completed the following tasks:

  • Participation in survey questionnaire development
  • Survey of 600 contractor companies
  • Data Collection, Entry and Analysis

RTI (2014)

Syrian Women and Youth Refugee Response

Development of logical framework for refugee project focused on Syrian women and youth.  Work included defining project overall objectives, determining appropriate indicators, determining sources of information for indicators and outlining assumptions and risks.

CARE Jordan (2013)

Iraqi Refugee Vulnerability Assessment

INTEGRATED conducted a survey of 60 Iraqi households to assess vulnerability of Iraqi refugees 10 years into exile. This assessment included an assessment of those most vulnerable refugees, inclusive of women and children, and a determination of their wellbeing and ongoing needs. Report was presented at CARE Iraqi Refugee Forum to refugee response community,inclusive of the following tasks:

  • Training of staff in conducting baseline survey and data analysis
  • Completion of survey and associated data analysis
  • Presentation of report at UNHCR conference, which was televised.

CARE(2013)

M&E Design, Framework Development and Implementation

USAID Apprenticeship Program (USAID MESP)

Designed and developed curriculum for entry level 6 month M&E training program, aimed at fast-tracking M&E learning for USAID IPs. Coordinated training and implementation of Apprenticeship Program cycle 2016, covering the following modules:

  • Introduction to M&E and Project Cycle
  • Planning for and Management of M&E
  • Data Collection
  • Data Analysis

USAID MESP (2016-17)

 Oxfam - Womanity B100Ragl MENA Series Theory of Change and MEL PlanDevelopment and testing of Theory of Change and MEL Plan development for the next round of implementation.   Oxfam and Womanity Foundation (March-April 2017)

M&E Framework Development

Developed a comprehensive M&E Framework, associated PMP and data collection tools and database for LOYAC, synergizing M&E indicators, merging with strategic planning aspirations for measuring impact, and training LOYAC staff in M&E.  

LOYAC (2016-17)

Refugee Program M&E Framework Development

Developed a comprehensive M&E Framework, associated PMP and data collection tools and database for CARE-Jordan’s Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Response Program, synergizing M&E indicators, functions and tools over 20 short-term projects within a single framework to measure both impact of these projects over time within the beneficiary populations, as well as develop an annual self-evaluation institutional framework based on best practices in humanitarian accountability. INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS completed the following tasks: 

  • Developed overall Program Evaluation Framework to assess desired impact and institutional accountability;
  • Developed a program-wide PMP to reflect and incorporate impact indicators, gender mainstreaming and disaggregation, national origins, geographic distribution and services accessed.
  • Developed M&E tools to feed into the PMP including refugee questionnaire, refugee feedback questionnaire, reporting templates.
  • Reviewed data entry mechanism to streamline processes and incorporate new fields to fit new indicators
  • Trained CARE field staff in data analysis and reporting

CARE – Jordan
(2012-13)

USAID CITIES (Municipal Governance) Activity solicitation

INTEGRATED developed an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (AMEP) for the CITIES solicitation.

TetraTech (2016)

USAID Fiscal Reform and Public Finance Activity solicitation

INTEGRATED developed an Activity Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (AMEP) for the FRPFM solicitation.

Pragma Corportation (2016)

USAID Water Conservation Activity solicitation

INTEGRATED developed an Activity Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (AMEP) for the Water Conservation Activity solicitation.

World Vision (2015)

USAID BEST (tourism activity) solicitation

INTEGRATED developed an Activity Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (AMEP) for the BEST solicitation.

Engility-IRG (2014)

USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project

Partner tasked with technical support to project management, leading monitoring and evaluation for the creation of an evidence-based best practice model.

ACOR (2014-2015)

USAID Community-based Initiatives for Water Demand Management II (extension)

INTEGRATED conducted a review of existing CBIWDM I - PMP for incorporation of:

  • Impact indicators
  • Gender mainstreaming and disaggregation
  • Development/revision of associated data collection tools
  • Liaising with the database management team

Mercy Corps (2013)

MCC Water Smart Homes

Development of a preliminary monitoring and evaluation plan for water usage and communication outreach project.  Developed the logframe, indicators, workplan, as part of overall program design.

IRD (2013)

M&E Capacity Building and Training

Design, development and presentation of tailored M&E training to M&E and Program Development Department of a leading national NGO.

Jordan River Foundation (2011-12)

Results Oriented Monitoring and Assessment Plan for women entrepreneurs

Designed and developed a Results-Oriented Monitoring and Assessment plan for a civil society advocacy program focused on women entrepreneurs

Micro-Fund for Women (2013)

Results Oriented Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for microfinance sector

Designed and developed a Results-Oriented Monitoring and Assessment plan for civil society advocacy program focused on the Jordanian Micro Finance Sector

Micro-Fund for Women (2013)

LogFrame Development for Violence in Jordanian Universities

Development of a logical framework for a civil society project focused on mitigating violence in Jordanian universities.  Work included defining project overall objectives, determining appropriate indicators, determining sources of information for indicators and outlining assumptions and risks.

The Mercator Fund (2012)

PMP development for vocational training

Program design and development of a PMP for a vocational training program for a local NGO

Al Aman Fund for the Future of Orphans (2012)

PMP development for vocational training in automotives

Program design and development of a PMP for a vocational training program for a local NGO

The Theodor Schneller School for Vocational Training (2012)

Results Oriented Monitoring Assessment development

Program design and development of a project to build advocacy capacity within the local philanthropic sector and create dialogue between the philanthropic sector and local CSOs.  Program design included the development of a ROMA with identified impact indicators.

The Mercator Fund (2012)

Gender

Projects Description Client
 Oxfam - Womanity B100Ragl MENA Series Evaluation and Theory of Change End of project evaluation of animated series disseminated to MENA region on YouTube to tackle harmful gender norms and generate a discussion among young people in the region. Theory of Change and MEL Plan development for the next round of implementation.  Oxfam and Womanity Foundation (2017)

USAID Women’s Leadership as a Route to Greater Empowerment: Jordan Case Study

INTEGRATED fielded a Lead Jordanian Specialist tasked with evaluating and assessing women’s leadership as a route to greater empowerment within the Jordanian context.

MSI (2014)

USAID Fiscal Reform and Public Finance Activity solicitation

INTEGRATED designed and composed a gender strategy corresponding to the Activity components and country context, focusing on gender responsive budgeting.

Pragma Corporation (2016)

USAID Tourism Activity Gender Strategy solicitation

INTEGRATED designed and composed a gender strategy corresponding to the Activity components and country context, focusing on ways to increase female labor force participation in the tourism sector.

Engility IRG (2014)

Development and design of "Social Accountability for Women's Advocacy" project for NORAD

INTEGRATED designed a cohesive 5 country regional program to build coalitions for collective action based on existing networks, alliances and movements already engaged in advocacy for gender equality, many of which are already partnered with CARE Jordan, Egypt, Yemen, Morocco and Palestine. The project will

  • bridge the divide between the more established and elite feminist groups in rural areas;
  • design country relevant social/gender accountability tools that enable grassroots groups to measure local government gender performance;
  • commence local, national and regional dialogue with gender accountability results as basis for discussion and advocacy;
  • build capacity for advocacy and collective action with individuals and informal groups, leaders and movements emerging from the Arab Spring, with gender accountability as a base.

CARE MENA (Jordan, Yemen, Egypt, Palestine, Morocco)
(2013)

Development and design  of "Advancing Women's Equality in Labor in Jordan" project for CIDA

INTEGRATED developed a project design and proposal that aims to increase women’s participation in Jordan’s national economic growth by

  • providing gender equality technical support to decision-making related to the implementation of the National Employment Strategy
  • enabling women, particularly those in rural areas, to access economic opportunities and increase decision-making power within cooperatives, SMEs and CBOs;
  • increasing the ability of women to access economic opportunities
  • building market relevant skills and employment and entrepreneurship linkages to propel women into the labor force.

CARE, Mercy Corps, BPWA, Dajani Consulting (2011)

Feasibility Study and Sustainability Design for Establishment of Nursery and Kindergartens for MfW Clients

In order to enable women to allocate more time to their businesses and participation in the workforce, INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS conducted a feasibility assessment of nurseries and KGs for Microfund for Women clients.

  • Conducted market demand study through survey of MfW clients in key MfW branch areas across Jordan
  • Studied the economic feasibility of establishment of nurseries and kindergartens for MfW clients
  • Designed a self-sustaining model for rollout of MfW nurseries/KGs to 18 branches
  • Studied the legal ramifications/registration requirements of nursery and KG establishment with MoE.

Microfund for Women (2011)

Water Smart Homes (MCC)

INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS designed and developed a community outreach and communication strategy for water smart homes that built a uniquely integrated approach to water infrastructure improvements directly linked to water use behavior change based on proven and targeted community-based models of outreach and communication. As women do the main share of water-related work and management, yet may not have a voice in household infrastructure decisions, INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS designed an outreach and communication strategy to empower women to take an active role and voice in household infrastructure decisions by:

  • Fielding a Women’s Outreach Team of neighborhood extension workers to showcase water behaviors that pertain to improved water health and hygiene behaviors within their homes;
  • building awareness of the impact of water infrastructure maintenance and cleanliness on water quality in the home,
  • building awareness of sanitary waste water disposal, and  behaviors such as proper water storage that improve water quality in the home,
  • showcasing simple water infrastructure improvements that can be undertaken by women.

IRD, Mercy Corps (2013)

“Institutionalizing Jordanian Community Based Model of GBV Response” for UNIFEM

INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS designed a project to engage with women victims of violence, perpetrators of violence, disadvantaged communities in East Amman to break the cycle of violence, through the application of a proven holistic, community-based and culturally-sensitive model of VAW intervention and prevention, by:

  • Providing psychosocial services, legal referral services, and economic empowerment programs as a holistic approach to intervention for victims of domestic violence in Eastern Amman.
  • Raising awareness of domestic violence through prevention work with the local community building a zero tolerance policy in close collaboration with community leaders, religious leaders, men, women, perpetrators of violence, and victims of violence.
  • Developing a Jordanian GBV prevention community of practice through dissemination of successes, methodologies, practices and code of conduct through the Network of Professionals.

Jordan River Foundation (2012)

Development and Design of “Social System Protection Strengthening” to reduce incidence of domestic violence in Jordan (USAID unsolicited)

INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS developed and designed a project to

  • pilot a social protection system strengthening program focusing on replicating JRF’s Queen Rania Family and Child Center (QRFCC) within four MoSD care centers, focusing on mother and child
  • address gaps in social workforce development,
  • build advocacy skills for domestic violence and GBV,
  • enhance application of domestic violence monitoring systems within MoSD.

Jordan River Foundation (2011)

“Improving Child Protection Through The Use of Evidence Based Planning” for EU

INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS designed and developed a project to expand the capacity of the 110 FC Helpline, the nation’s primary first responder and largest repository of primary source on domestic violence and child protection data, to both increase its geographical and operational coverage, as well as expand its capacity for collection, monitoring, analysis and dissemination of primary source child protection data, through the:

  • Development of a national system for the collection of primary source data on child protection
  • Systematization of the analysis, reporting and dissemination of child protection data
  • Enhancement of child participation in the decision-making process for the promotion and protection of child rights.
  • Integration of primary source data analysis and results into ongoing child protection programming and advocacy

Jordan River Foundation (2013)

“Strengthening Financial Inclusion Through Stakeholder Dialogue” for MEPI

INTEGRATED SERVICES INDIGENOUS SOLUTIONS worked closely with Tanmeyah (Jordan Microfinance Association) and Microfund for Women to develop a program to support the creation of an enabling policy and regulatory environment for innovative financial inclusion – defined as improving access to an array of financial services for economically active poor and low-income Jordanians in a safe and prudent manner. Specifically, the creation of sound policy, legal and regulatory framework that supports a continuum of service providers offering financial services on a sustainable basis is expected to

  • positively impact entrepreneurship among the economically active poor and low income people in Jordan; and
  • contribute to the further empower of women in Jordan. 

Microfund for Women, Tanmeyah