How Do You Monitor and Evaluate?

Bring in gender in the baseline. In order to track change, it is useful to establish a clear starting point. Fundamental baseline information – collected at the individual, rather than the household level – can be relatively easy to gather and is essential to partners’ or grantees’ efforts to reliably monitor and evaluate their work, since it allows them to track progress, accomplishments, delays, and setbacks. You will never be able to understand the full impact of your work if you do not disaggregate information from the very beginning.

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