Terms of Reference for Midline Evaluation of GNB CDPs

    Terms of Reference (TOR)
1 Introduction Good Neighbors is an international humanitarian and development non-governmental organization with membership in General Consultative Status in the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). Good Neighbors Bangladesh, established in 1996, is operating 16 Community Development Projects (CDP) and 3 Projects with Specific Program (PSP) in 12 districts for child protection, education, health, women empowerment, income-generating activities, DRR, and ICT education project. Winner of MDG 2 award in 2007 Good Neighbors Bangladesh (GNB) works with the mission to improve the lives of the community people especially registered sponsored children of GNB through education, health services, youth development, women empowerment, and livelihood improvement.
2 Evaluation Sectors Education & child protection, Health & Nutrition, and Income Generation
3 Selected Projects 1.      Kalai CDP, (Union: Zinderpur, Kalai Upazila, Joypurhat)

2.      Moulovibazar CDP, (Adampurbazar, PS: Kamalganj, Dist: Moulvibazar)

3.      Pirganj CDP, (Saidpur Union, Upazila: Pirganj, Dist. Thakurgaon)

4.      Birganj CDP, (Mohammadpur union, Birganj Upazila, Dinajpur District)

5.      Bochaganj CDP, (Batason, Muraripur, Bochaganj, Dinajpur)

6.      Meherpur CDP (Bagoan Union, Mujibnagar, Meherpur)

7.      Dohar CDP (Union: Raypara, Upazila: Dohar, Dhaka)

* Each evaluator can select only one area (Project) for midline evaluation in EOI form.

4 Purpose i).  To evaluate the process, impact & outcome of GNB’s 7 Community Development Projects (CDP) through measurable indicators aligning with CDP redesign by the efforts of education, health, and income generation program.ii.   To draw conclusions about lessons learned for future programming.

iii.  To ensure accountability and transparency.

5 Objectives  i. To assess the CDP’s progress towards its goal and outcome based on the re-design of sector-wise indicators.ii.  Measuring the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of the project against intended objectives and goals.

iii.   To identify the problems and constraints of the GNB CDP’s initiatives for achieving intended impacts & outcomes.

iv. To identify best practices and implementation of activities to achieve the related outcomes.

v.   Identifying CDP strengths and weakness and areas for the improvement.

6 Methodologies A) Evaluation Tools:a)         Secondary Documents Review (CDP data review),

b)         Focus group discussion (FGD)

c)         In-depth interview (IDI)

d)         Key informant interview (KII)

e)         Case study

f)          HH survey (if necessary)

B) Sampling Units: Simple Random sampling·       Focus Group Discussion (FGD)- Sector wise

·       Key Informant Interview (KII)- Sector wise

·       In-depth Interview (IDI)- Sector wise

·       House hold Survey (if necessary)

C) Method–   Both quantitative and qualitative methods will be followed to seek the answer of the key questions (questions in Evaluation Matrix).

– Indicator-based data will be collected through a participatory process involving community people and all level stakeholders on a random sampling basis.

–  For the collection of relevant data/ information following tools to be used like: Data review, Household survey, FGD, Document review, KII, IDI, Case Study/ Success story.

D) Target Respondents:1.      Sponsored and non-sponsored children and their parents

2.      CDC/ Cooperative members/ Child Council

3.      Youths/ Volunteers

4.      Community People/ Stakeholders/ Local Representatives

5.      Educational institutes/ Teachers/ SMC

6.      Govt. Officials

7.      All CDP Staffs

E) Evaluation Questions:·        Will be found in Evaluation Matrix- Health, Education, IG

·        Evaluator will share the evaluation questions to CDP

7 Data collection and analysis ·        Data collection by field visit and secondary documents review·        Data analysis should be as per the evaluator’s convenient methods.
8 Cooperation & Coordination ·        GNB respective CDP staffs & community resources will assist any kind of technical support during the field visit and data collection process for this evaluation purpose.
9 Budget – Per CDP evaluation cost: BDT 80,000-100,000- All expenses included food, traveling, and accommodation

– Evaluator will pay AIT (excluding VAT)

– 50% payment will provide after signing the MoU and the rest of the payment will be after final report submission

10 Report content 1.         Executive Summary2.         Introduction

3.         Objectives and methodology

4.         Observations and findings including tables/ Chart

5.         Identified progress by goal, outcome, output, and indicators (table)

6.         Limitations/Challenges/Lesson learnt

7.         Conclusion

8.         Others if any

9.         Annexure’ including table presentation of all data collected and summary of qualitative data

Note: Evaluation reporting content is flexible.

11 Evaluation action plan 1.         EOI submission with technical & financial proposal by 21 August 2021.2.         Selection & announcement by 31 August 2021.

3.         MOU for Midline CDP evaluation by 7 September 2021.

4.         Evaluation Matrix submission by selected evaluator within 12 September 2021.

5.         Draft report submission by 14 October 2021.

6.         Report Presentation & feedback by 20 October 2021.

7.         Final Report submission by 26 October 2021.

12 Required documents submission 1.      Prescribed EOI form2.      Technical Proposal

3.      Financial proposal

4.         CV/Profile of researchers.

13 Expression of Interest Form EOI Form Download
14 EOI Closing Date and Time 21 August 2021, 4:00 pm
15 Submit EOI  procurement@gnbangla.org

GNB reserves the right to accept or reject offers in part or full without assigning any reason whatsoever.