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Water.org launched the New Ventures Fund NVF in 2011 as a philanthropic pool of capital to search for and launch the next round of big ideas to address the global water and sanitation crisis directly affecting people and communities. Commissioned by the C&A Foundation, Universalia conducted an...
Universalia was mandated to conduct a formative evaluation to help UNICEF and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) refocus, redevelop or improve the center-based programs and services for Children in Conflict with the Law (CICL), as well as improve accreditations standards for ...
As part of the Country Program Action Plan (CPAP) development process, the UNICEF Philippines Country Office (PCO) contracted Universalia, following a competitive process, to conduct an evaluability assessment (EA) of the CPAP. The objectives of this assignment were i) to take stock of the...
Over the period 2009-2011, the Fund for Gender Equality, managed by UN Women, has provided grants to NGOs in developing countries to promote women’s economic and political empowerment. The evaluation focused on three programmes (one in Cameroon, one in the Philippines, and one in Egypt) that aim to...
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) commissioned Universalia Management Group to conduct an external, independent mid-term evaluation of CGAP’s performance covering the period of July 2008 through June 30, 2011. The overarching objectives of the mid-term evaluation were (1) to assess...
The CEDAW South-East Asia Programme (CEDAW SEAP) is a programme of UNIFEM, supported by CIDA. The seven participating countries are Cambodia, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), the Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. Universalia conducted the final independent...
Universalia conducted the evaluation of the relevance and sustainable impact of IDLO’s activities on the individuals who have participated in IDLO courses and activities, as well as upon their stakeholders, including their employing institutions, colleagues and cooperative partners. More...
In 2005, Universalia conducted an independent assessment of the ADB’s MfDR Strategy, including a review of progress in implementing the Bank’s MfDR Agenda. Prior to that, Universalia designed and delivered intensive pilot training in RBM/MfDR under RETA 6096 designed to strengthen the capacity of...
Universalia was mandated to carry out a series of both program and organizational assessments of PDAP, a six-member consortium representing over 300 Filipino NGO working in the areas of sustainable agriculture and rural enterprise, over a period of eight years. The assignments involved field...
The assignment was intended to initiate a pilot process for building the RBM capacity of managers in key public sector implementing agencies in two countries (the Philippines and Peoples’ Republic of China). The aim was to ensure that managers understood the RBM approach to performance measurement...