CURRENT PROJECTS
2018-2021
Evaluation of the Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform- Kenya
The CCEOP Evaluation Team is led by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) and includes partners JaRco Consulting, Research and Development Solutions (RADS), and StatView International. The evaluation will be conducted in three countries including Kenya, Pakistan and Guinea. JaRco as part of The CCEOP Evaluation Team is a lead evaluation partners in the Cold Chain Equipment Optimization Platform (CCEOP) rollout in Kenya. This evaluation includes an assessment of CCEOP planning and implementation at four time points (baseline, midline, progress report, and endline) to gauge the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, outcomes, and sustainability of the CCEOP investment in Kenya. The results of the evaluation will help Gavi and the Government of Kenya understand and overcome the challenges to CCEOP implementation. The findings will also inform planning, scale-up, rollout, and implementation of CCEOP in other countries as Gavi expands the approach.
2019-2021
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.
2019-2022
Population Council - Girl Education Project - External Evaluation of the Biruh Tesfa for All project. Photo credited PC
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. photo cerdited to PIN
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.
2020-2021
Evaluate the Impact on Sustainable Reintegration of the Assistance provided under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative in the Horn of Africa project
JaRco has entered into a contract with Itad to undertake work on the Kenya, IOM, Study to Evaluate the Impact on Sustainable Reintegration of the Assistance provided under the EU-IOM Joint Initiative in the Horn of Africa project
2020-2023
Log Term Agreemnt (LTA) with WFP to Provide Evaluation Services -QRSA-036b-19
JaRco Consulting has signed Long Term Agreement (LTA) with WFP to conduct evaluation of its country programs in eleven countries across the Southern Africa region including Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho, DR Congo, Congo Brazzaville, Malawi, Zambia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar and Zimbabwe. The evaluation services is around three areas: Work Stream 1 (Evaluability Assessments) Work Stream 2 (Independent, credible & useful decentralized evaluations) Work Stream 5 (Conduct independent, credible and useful Country Strategic Plan Evaluations
2021-2022
End-line Evaluation of Joint Emergency Operation (JEOP) program.
JEOP is an emergency food aid program that targets both transitory and acute food insecure households in Ethiopia. The overarching goal of the project is to protect the lives and livelihoods of rural Ethiopians in emergency contexts. As the nine-year program nears its end, JaRco is contract by CRS and its partners and stakeholders to conduct an end-line evaluation to assess the impact and efficiency of JEOP activities and interventions. The project will be assessed by comparing the results with the intended Strategic Objectives (SOs) and Immediate Results (IRs), and by determining any unintended results, whether positive or negative.