How & What we do…

Community Partnerships

Approach:

    • Listening-centered methodology
    • Prioritize communities’ voices
    • Emphasis on M&E and measurement of impact
    • Collaborate to enrich Operations & Programs
    • Mission-driven focus

To Improve:

  • Program management
  • Operational systems
  • Data collection, analysis & presentation
  • Strategic planning
  • Transition toward local leadership
  • Grant writing & reporting

Training

Approach:

  • Build curriculum tailored to audience, skillsets, & objectives
  • Customize implementation
  • Focus on practical applications in diverse contexts
  • Employ unique evaluation methodology

To Improve:

  • M&E — Shifting from Outputs to Outcomes
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping
  • Disability Inclusion
  • Global Health fundamentals
  • Online Certificate in Sustainable Development
  • Humanitarian Assistance training for:
    • Pharmacists & Nurses
    • Public Health Students
    • Physical Therapists
    • Physicians

Humanitarian Response

Approach in Nepal, 2015:

  • Immediate: direct support & life-saving supplies
  • Intermediate: technical & logistical support for prioritized needs
  • Long-Term: rebuilding & preparedness for future crises (ex: First Aid Train-the-Trainer Programs)

To Improve:

  • Localization of response & power of locally-led solutions
  • Readiness, immediacy, & resiliency
  • Robust humanitarian strategy & tactics

…delivers results:

Community Partnerships

  • Advanced measurement of impact and reporting to stakeholders
  • Integrated M&E Program Frameworks
  • Enhanced professionalism, organizational progress & durability
  • Increased organizational accountability
  • Efficient resource (human, financial, physical, inventory) management
  • Coordinated operational processes & systems

Training

  • Proven quantitative & qualitative impact
  • Amplified knowledge, improved motivation, & enhanced effective practices
  • Appropriate & effective adaptation to local context
  • Strengthened stakeholder engagement
  • Consistently excellent instructional quality

Humanitarian Response

Nepal, post-earthquakes 2015:

  • Launched three-pillared response within 48 hours
  • Focused in 5 most earthquake-affected districts
  • Supported community-based response, addressing locally-prioritized needs
  • Assisted delivery of >$180K in life-saving supplies
  • Trained >84 participants, representing 16 schools, & 4500 enrolled students
  • emBOLDened programs involving livelihoods, agricultural diversity, & resilience with displaced populations

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