Plan International


Region: South Asia

Country: Pakistan

Value: USD 15.5K

Start Date: 2012-01-16

End Date: 2012-03-15


Team Members

Khuram Badar Alam
(Team Leader)
Yasir Majeed
(Evaluation Coordinator)
Muneeb Ahmed
(Field Manager)

Project Description

Plan Pakistan has been working with local partners in emergency response interventions in the three districts of Muzaffargarh, Layyah, and Rajanpur. Through negotiations with DFID, Plan Pakistan developed this project, funded by DFID, to get children back to school. This Education in Emergencies (EIE) project titled "Getting Children Back to School in three flood-affected Districts of South Punjab", focusing on facilitating the return of 58,500 girls and boys, to 390 targeted primary schools in riverine areas. Through ensuring a safe teaching and learning environment post-disaster that engages local education authorities, parents, teachers, and children themselves, children will be supported in the return to normalcy, and their right to education upheld.

Services provided by APEX

The services provided by the firm included the development of the evaluation plan with an evaluation framework, document review, meeting with project staff, community, and other stakeholders both in office and in the field. appropriate sample selection, reviewing the project documents including proposals. reports, and all other training materials, evaluating the performance of School Management Committees (SMC), Student Representative Committee (SRC), School Development Plan (SDP), teacher training, Child-Centered Community Development (CCCD), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), and Child Protection. Data editing was done by professional researchers and data was entered in Census Survey Program (CSPro). Data analysis was done using Statistical Package (SPSS). The whole exercise was done in close coordination with the Plan International, their partners, and the community.