CURRENT PROJECTS
2019-2020
Fintrac - USAID funded project. Cost Benefit Analysis of three projects
Fintrac engaged JaRco Consulting (JaRco) to design and conduct the following focused surveys in selected woredas of Amhara, Oromia, Tigray and SNNP: 1. An assessment of the effect of Purdue Improved Crop Storage (PICS) bags on household income, 2. A Cost-Benefit Analysis of hydroponic fodder production, and 3. An assessment of the effect of FTFE-VCA’s support on coffee nurseries’ seedling sales.
2019-2020
IFPRE - Intimate Partner Violence Qualitative Study, Strengthen PSNP4 Institutions and Resilience (SPIR) Programme, Ethiopia
The qualitative IPV study will take place across the two study regions, Amhara and Oromia, which are the same study regions as the impact evaluation.
2019-2020
UNICEF - EPI Behavioral Determinant Study in the Regions of Amhara, Tigray, SNNPR and Oromia
JaRco’s contracted to measure the social and behavior changes in Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice (KAP) around the vaccination of children in four regions of Ethiopia as a result of the community-based communication interventions which were added to the EPI strategy.
2019-2020
UNFPA - Baseline survey of UNFPA for 8th Country Program on preventing and responding to SGBV including HTP and rehabilitation of survivors
JaRco consulting is commissioned,to conduct Baseline Survey focusing on output 5 of the UNFPA Country Programme (CP). The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the level of current Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) and responses to Sexual and Gender-based Violence, and also the rehabilitation of survivors for the enjoyment of their fundamental Human rights in Ethiopia. This study also aims to obtain reliable and relevant data on the prevalence and forms of Harmful Traditional Practices (HTP).
2019-2020
World Bank - Evaluation of Baby WASH Project
Baby WASH is a relatively new concept developed following a detailed evidence review examining the links between poor water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions and early child development, particularly for babies and children under 3 years of age (CLTS 2012). Within the Ethiopia One WASH Consolidated WASH Account Project (One WASH CWA Project), these Baby WASH behaviors shall be addressed in mothers using evidence based behavior change communication. JaRco Consulting is local parent to conduct the Evaluation of the Baby WASH project in EThiopia.
2019-2021
Population Council - Girl Education Project - External Evaluation of the Biruh Tesfa for All project
Biruh Tesfa for All – Ethiopia project is DFID funded project and implemented in partnership between Population Council, Humanity and Inclusion, Plan International and the Ministry of Education. The main objective of the project is to support out-of-school adolescent girls (either drop-outs or those who never attended), aged 10 to 19, to transition into formal schooling or employment and to gain skills to improve the quality of their lives. JaRco consulting is commissioned to conduct baseline, Midline and edline of this project.
2019-2023
PIN - CHANGE: Improving Access to Education in Ethiopia for Most Marginalized Girls Project
DFID has financed this project and implemented by People In Need (PIN) and its partners. It is a five-year project from 2019 to 2023 aimed at reaching out-of-school (OOS) adolescent girls from four selected Ethiopian regions, namely Afar, Amhara, Oromia and Southern Nations, SNNPR. to commission an independent, mixed-methods, gender-sensitive evaluation for the next five years. The long-term baseline, midline and endline evaluations will identify, track and analyze the impact of the project on target beneficiaries and assess the delivery, effectiveness, value for money (VfM) and sustainability of the project and results.