FINAL PROJECT EVALUATION: LIVELIHOOD AND BASIC NEEDS OF MIGRANTS:
Community Health and Outreach Volunteers are members of migrant communities and trained by the International Organization for Migration to reach out to their communities in order to disseminate information on socioeconomic and health related topics and to raise awareness on services made available to the migrant community. COVs mission is also to enhance community cohesion in migrant dense neighborhoods. COVs are trained to address tensions in migrant-dense neighborhoods between migrant and host communities.
USAID - EDUCATION REFORM PROJECT
FINANCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE POLICY REFORM IN EDUCATION SYSTEM IN EGYPT.
Led ERP research team to conduct a nationwide survey (in 7 governorates) about the change towards decentralization and good governance practices in education system in Egypt. The survey includes 5 main components; Administrative Decentralization, Financial Decentralization, Community Participation, Board of Trustees, and Teacher Selection and Hiring. Directed a group of research specialists and senior data management experts to support ERP's study in 4 governorates (Cairo, Alexandria, Fayoum, and Beni Suef).
World Food Programme (WFP)
FINAL PROJECT EVALUATION: FOOD FOR EDUCATION
The project marks the second phase of the collaboration between WFP and IEDS programme (April 2009 and October 2014). The project targeted both formal Pre-School (KG) and Community-Based Schools (GEI) with total number of 1,574 schools. The formats of assistance included in-school snacks (date bars), take home rations (THR) or both. The distribution mechanisms carried out through partner CBOs in community-based schools and direct supplier-school mechanisms in pre-schools. This assessment aimed to provide the WFP country office and partners with evidence of past results as a basis for strengthening the program in the future. It also provides lessons to inform the strategy and roll-out of the new school feeding policy.
Affiliated Network of Social Accountability in the Arab World (ANSA-AW)
Institutional Assessment of Selected CSOs Members in Egypt
CARE International as part of supporting the newly established ANSA NGO has conducted this research to entail institutional assessments for selected CSOs in the countries where the network started.
UNICEF - Egypt
DEVELOPING MONITORING AND EVALUATION SYSTEM OF WASH PROGRAMME
UNICEF in cooperation with the Ministry of Education started a WASH program in order to enhance the education environment for boys and girls. The project covered 5 governorates in upper Egypt. The assignment aimed at establishing and operating the "WASH Online Monitoring System".
USAID - JUAREZ AND ASSOCIATES
FINAL PROJECT EVALUATION: NATIONAL BOOK PROGRAM
The National Book Program is a 5-year USAID funded project. The National Book Program worked with an Egyptian nongovernmental organization, the Integrated Care Society (ICS) as well as the Ministry of Education in Egypt to select, procure and provide books and educational materials for children’s extracurricular reading, and to promote reading for enjoyment as a national goal. The project provided books and supplementary educational materials to approximately 39,000 government schools in all 27 Governorates in Egypt. The assignment required to undertake all work related to formulation of a comprehensive work plan and a monitoring mechanism for the final evaluation of the National Book Program in Egypt.
USAID - EDUCATION REFORM PROJECT
RESEARCH: NATIONAL ASSESSMENT OF BOT EXPERIENCE IN EGYPT.
Over the past few years, MOE has engaged in considerable efforts to foster decentralization and effective community participation in the education system. Entities such as Boards of Trustees (BOTs) and the Parental and Educators’ Councils were formed to act as vehicles for the participation of parents, teachers and community members in decision making, planning and controlling educational, administrative and financial activities at the school, idara and moderaya levels. The study was designed to investigate and evaluate BOTs’ experiences by collecting and analyzing specific information from the field in addition to exploring the various opinions and experiences of key stakeholders (e.g. parents, teachers, principals, community members, educationalists, MOE officials and decision makers).