Evaluation Monitoring Progress and Success Evaluation is the monitoring of the project progress and assessing its effectiveness. Lauren Howe Oct 2010
“If you knew what was going tohappen in advance every day youcould do amazing things. Youcould become insanely wealthy,influence the political process etcetera.
Well, it turns out that most peopledon’t even know what happenedyesterday in their own business.So, a lot of businesses arediscovering they can taketremendous competitiveadvantage simply by finding outwhat happened yesterday as soonas possible.” (Steve Jobs, CEOApple 1994:23)
Thinking about the steps on theway to completion of YOURproject ; what was good?, whatcould be improved? how did theproject turn out? Does this giveyou ideas for the management offuture projects?
Did the project run to budget?Did everyone know what was their role in the project?Was it worth the effort?What benefits can you see from the project?What did you learn?
Who came to the community event? How many? Community members / Workers / Others?
THINKING ABOUT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLESCould clients be more involved in theplanning of future events?How can we find out what those mosttouched by the issue found usefulfrom the recent project events? How can we integrate clients ideasinto future events?
WE HAVE LOOKED AT THE PROJECT.......WHAT ABOUT THEPROJECT TEAM Did you work well together? What did you learn about your working style in a Did you achieve team? what you set out to do?What would youdo differently nexttime you worktogether? What did you learn about other people’s work style in a team?
EMPOWERMENT Empowerment refers to increasing the spiritual, political, social, or economic strength of individuals and communities. It often involves the empowered developing confidence in their own capacities. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS CAN EMPOWER AND BUILD CAPACITY in our community!!!