Evaluation design and baseline study for promoting durable solutions to displaced populations in Somalia.
This is the report for the baseline study
This is the report for the baseline study
The project provided the opportunity to transfer knowledge and skills that are critical to self-sustenance of smallholder coffee farming through training.
This report presents the findings, conclusions
The purpose of the Health Systems Strengthening Diagnosis (HSSD) was to identity gaps and strengths of
Mueni Mwando communicates our interests, intentions, visions and gathered information. She is a communications associate with knowledge in creating content and social media management. She is pursuing a degree in electronic media at Daystar University.
She has interned under Royal Media Services for six months. She has also worked in collaboration with Viu Sasa to create a show called the Spice. Before she worked at CHASP she was a Marketing associate for Hot Shop.
Her areas of expertise include photography, social media management and curating content
Omondi Otieno is responsible for leading CHASP’s global strategy. He dedicates his time to industry innovation and establishing new business lines under the CHASP Advisory group.
He is a Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with over 15 years’ experience in managing diverse Public Health, Social Protection and Livelihood Programs in Rural and Humanitarian environments of the Horn of Africa. He has a deep practical understanding of the policy space in the sectors of health and social policy within most countries in Sub-saharan Africa and is known to be a thought leader on Social Protection, and on Healthcare Systems – areas in which he has extensively published reviewed articles, research papers, and implementation guidelines and tools. He continues to actively engage in generating knowledge that shapes development discourse in the region.
Prior to founding CHASP, Omondi worked for various non-profits in the Horn of Africa region, and independently consulted for various organizations including, Unicef, WFP, Oxfam, Save the Children, Action Against Hunger, Hivos, International Rescue Committee, Glaxosmithkline, Medecins du Monde, Cardno East Africa, and the Danish Refugee Council, amongst many others. He also worked as an Adjunct Faculty at the College of Liberal Arts of De La Salle University (Phillipines).
He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies (Public Health) from Makerere University -Uganda, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Organizational Development from Henrich Heine University – Germany, and a Master of Public Health (Health Systems and Informatics) from the University of Western Cape – South Africa. He is in the process of finalizing a PhD in Development Economics from Makerere University – Uganda.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
– Monitoring, Evaluation and Results Based Management
-Development and Humanitarian programming, design, implementation and review
-Strategic Planning, and Organizational Learning
-Social Protection Systems and Cash programming
-Healthcare Systems Diagnosis and Strengthening
-Development and Humanitarian Research
-Coalition building, advocacy, networking and sector Learning
Josephat Moses is the Practice Manager of Capacities for Health and Social Policy- CHASP Advisory, a vibrant consultancy firm that supports governments, non-profits and private sectors to identify and deliver development and humanitarian programs with pace, certainty and strategic agility.
Josephat is a pragmatic person that is dedicated to initiating and driving change in African Communities by initiating programs that responds to people’s needs and rally relevant expertise to deliver the promise. He is extensively involved in educating; sensitizing and motivating the citizenry take personal responsibility in driving change across Africa from an informed point of view (through empirical research and social innovation). Josephat is the Founding Chairman of a progressive and fast growing International Volunteers Society in Africa (CAVAFRICA): a movement that promotes Peace, Sustainable Development and African Unity through volunteerism. In addition, he is a believer of evidential approach to solution of challenges that communities experience.
Before joining CHASP Advisory, Josephat served as the Program Director for Center for Africa Volunteers. During this period, he trained and mobilized Volunteers from 18 African Countries and helped them initiate projects that respond to their needs and their communities. He also developed an award winning program dubbed CAVTRAIN that enable volunteers run projects independently. To help community organizations overcome dependence on donor funding, Josephat developed Crowd-Funding models that are enabling community organizations raise funds to support their projects. To date, Josephat is still the lead consultant for CAVAFRICA.
Prior to initiating and founding CAVAFRICA, Josephat worked with Child Aid Organization Kenya-CAOK as the Program Officer. He led research in Nairobi Slums in collaboration with Research Institutive of South Africa. He also supervised the implementation of Child Sexual Violence in Intervention Plan in Nairobi. Further, in partnership with Walk Free, a Norway based organization; Josephat led a campaign against Child Trafficking and “Stop Child Sex Tourism” along the Kenyan Coast. During this period (2013-2014), Josephat conducted community sensitization forums on Modern Day Slavery with the sole purpose of creating awareness and awakening communities to take preventive action.
Josephat is a Liberal Christian and a Father of Two (Farrakhan and Lakeisha) and married to Maurine.
AREA OF EXPERTISE:
-Project implementation and review
-Monitoring and Evaluation
Peter is an economist, researcher and a career Agricultural Development Professional biased towards enhancement of improved trade and policy engagements across private and public sectors in a host of commodity value chains including coffee, horticulture, pulses and dairy. To date, he has been engaged directly in management/implementation or supervised assignments largely on Baseline Surveys, Project Feasibility, Value Chain Action planning, Market surveys, New Markets Development and Periodical Evaluations for different clients that he worked for or consulted. He has extensive experiential capacity in design/formulation, implementation and measurement of change of value chain – based programmes and projects. Partnership management, social inclusion of actors in supply chains, B2B engagements and coordination gives him energy and pleasure to undertake, with a soft spot for gender inclusivity and participation of women, youth and marginalised groups in realising development objectives in public private partnership models.
To date, he has worked in enhancing value chain development, participatory trade and market systems development as well as program design, implementation and measurement of change for programmes under the funding of World Bank, USAID, UKAID, Comic Relief and Big lottery of the United Kingdom. Over the last 12 years, he has built a reputable profile of reliable, resolute and focused development professional overseeing design, funding and subsequent implementation of development programmes with broad portfolios from market interventions, advocacy and enterprise development to livelihoods and resilience approaches with quantifiable achievements. All these programme areas he worked in have had exposure to a host of partnership development needs which he handled professionally with demonstrable success. He has been able to accomplish this through taking initiative to learn and strategically taking advantage of capacities within people he managed as well as peers for results focused programme management. He is a reliable team member with strong interpersonal skills and extensive experience as a leader and member of remote teams; a good communicator and highly numerate.