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What is community-led monitoring and evaluation? - Shared screen with gallery view
Gunjan Veda
04:38
Currently the community plays an active role in the following aspects of our evaluation:
Gunjan Veda
04:52
Planning: what will be evaluated, by whom, towards what end?
Gunjan Veda
05:07
Data Collection: what data will be collected, how, by whom and collecting the data
Gunjan Veda
05:20
Data Analysis
Gunjan Veda
05:29
Data Validation
Gunjan Veda
05:39
Drawing conclusion and recommendations
Gunjan Veda
05:52
Action Planning: How do we use the results? What changes are to be made
Gunjan Veda
06:04
No community involvement in the evaluation
Gunjan Veda
07:50
elaine.stavnitzky@gmail.com
Gunjan Veda
27:24
Gunjan Veda, Movement for Community-led Development, calling from Toronto
Jennifer Simpson
27:50
HI! Jennifer Simpson, PCI a Global Communities Partner, USA.
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
28:16
Hello, Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga, based near Toronto, Canada
Gloria Muñoz
28:24
Hello everyone. My name is Gloria, I am from Mexico and I am living in England. I am studying a PhD in Planning and Environmental Management. I hope everyone is doing good today and we can all enjoy this session :)
Sam Greene
28:27
Hi All, Sam Greene from IIED here !
Diana Delgadillo I MCLD-THP-Mx
29:09
Welcome, all! This is Diana Delgadillo, from Mexico.
zinat papia
29:28
hello, I am Zinat. working with friendship Bangladesh
Sera Bulbul - Movement for Community-led Development
29:42
Thank you for joining us today! I'm Sera Bulbul from the Hunger Project and the Movement for Community-led Development, joining from Washington, DC.
Alex Fowler
30:11
Hi everyone. I’m Alex Fowler, CCA and resilience consultant based in Spain.
Gunjan Veda
35:38
To learn more about the movement, you can visit mcld.org
Sam Greene
36:26
PLease could you share the code again ?
Ashmita Ojha
36:32
sorry cant find the code
Gloria Muñoz
36:44
The code isn’t visible
Ashmita Ojha
36:46
Thanks
Gunjan Veda
36:47
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Jennifer Simpson
37:02
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Ashmita Ojha
41:17
Are the community learned about all the steps / Process?
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
42:39
Good questions Ashmita, let's talk about it in the fishbowl!
Gunjan Veda
44:26
you can download the tool here: https://mcld.org/download-the-scoping-tool/
Diana Delgadillo I MCLD-THP-Mx
53:25
If you want to know the mobile version of the tool: https://mcldtools.github.io/intro_en.html. And you can download the excel file https://mcld.org/research/
Edel Heuven
54:14
Apologies I am currently in public transport and not able to speak
Gunjan Veda
55:09
no problem.....you can participate by writing in you comments
Diana Delgadillo I MCLD-THP-Mx
57:32
It will be very useful for this dynamic if you could turn your cameras on, if you’re in the fishbowl
Gabriela Cáceres
58:29
Which are the main barriers you have encountered when starting implementing the community Led MEAL? But most importantly, I would like to know key actions that you have undertake to overcome these barriers
Edel Heuven
01:03:35
Knowledge and m&e is political and engaged in power dimensions. Knowledge is the origin of consensus and community are diverse. How to ensure that community led m&e processes are inclusive and that the most marginalized needs come to the front in the m&e process?
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:07:11
On the donor side, Global Affairs Canada is now beginning to include Community-Led MEL within their call requirements. Salanga has been advocating for that. In addition, there are ways to building CoLMEL space into existing projects.
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:07:49
@Ashmita, on your earlier question, yes, the process Salanga has designed ensures that community learn and are clear on all the steps in the process.
Ashmita Ojha
01:09:01
So one more simple Question : , are all the participant of the project are engaged or just some of them /Community Leaders
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:10:24
@Edel and building on the conversation, we integrate power analysis into stakeholder mapping at the beginning of the process
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:11:14
@Ashmita, we use the existing community structures to either work with existing groups or to identify appropriate people to 1) make decisions in the process and 2) lead and implement the CoLMEL process
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:11:58
It is important to understand and work with community calendars when developing a CoLMEL process
Gloria Muñoz
01:13:03
I would say a barrier can be competing visions from stakeholders (different government agencies, researcher, donors, volunteers)… also time. Each actor can have a different timeline and in Mexico that tends to be a problem, for example, when elections are coming up.
Diana Delgadillo I MCLD-THP-Mx
01:15:28
You’re right, Gloria. This reflection on the different timelines it’s really relevant. How to put together the communitarian times with budget and administrative times. It’s also a matter of sensibilización on both (or more) sides… That’s part of the mindset shift we need to shifting the power and the decision making process
Jennifer Simpson
01:16:00
The Evaluation Quality Appraisal tool is accessible online through mcld.org/research/https://mcld.org/download-the-quality-appraisal-tool-for-cld-evaluations/
Gabriela Cáceres
01:18:10
Is there any ppt been projected? or not?
Gabriela Cáceres
01:24:19
Thanks for this great session! I have to leave now to attend an internal workshop. Thanks to all!
Gunjan Veda
01:24:39
There is a ppt
Sam Greene
01:24:39
Unfortunately i need to leave early but thanks for this fascinating session - there have been so many calls from participants this week on the "how" to do participatory MEL and this is a real contribution. Looking forward to watching (and sharing) the video... and Hope to see you in the closing plenary at 12 Noon (UK Time) tomorrow
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:26:13
Please do check out Salanga's website (salanga.org). If you sign up for our communication list, we are planning a webinar series starting Aug/Sept to share "how" we have approached CoLMEL within a project implemented in specific countries.
Gunjan Veda
01:29:08
The Evaluation Quality Appraisal tool is accessible online through:https://mcld.org/download-the-quality-appraisal-tool-for-cld-evaluations/
Diana Delgadillo I MCLD-THP-Mx
01:29:43
If you want to know the mobile version of the Self-assessment tool: https://mcldtools.github.io/intro_en.html. And you can download the excel format https://mcld.org/research/
Ashmita Ojha
01:34:32
In the first presentation the process was shown to be done by the community themselves so it is sustainable ??? Is it just until our project is there or they use something like that for themselves too after project phaseout
Gunjan Veda
01:35:19
Ashmita the idea is that gradually the community develops a simple yet sustainable system to keep monitoring the work that they do
Ashmita Ojha
01:35:32
thanks
Gunjan Veda
01:35:42
We always hope our programs are sustainable in that the groups that are created continue to be functional
Gunjan Veda
01:35:55
so by that logic we hope that some form of community monitoring continues
Gunjan Veda
01:36:27
But doesn't mean that communities need to write long tedious evaluation report!
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:38:46
@Ashmita, it can be sustainable - when the community understands their role in monitoring, if can be catalytic, but it is really dependent on follow up coaching to ensure that they continue to use the capacity and learning afterwards. In one case, the government stakeholder found the tools developed by community helpful that they formalized it and published it for all their community workers in WASH - in that way it can be sustainable
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:39:53
We facilitated the community to develop simple graphics and charts to share with others, so no detailed evaluation report, but one community that had some literate members, wrote their own findings report. Hand written on lined paper. It was lovely.
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:40:46
My other parting comment if I had more time is try thinking not about "our M&E" as in the organization's M&E, but how can this be the community's M&E
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:41:25
yes, do let us know if you are interested in a CoLMEL Community of Practice!
Anya Petranovic
01:41:32
If anybody has further questions, please feel free to contact:diana.delgadillo@thp.orggunjan.veda@thp.orgelaine.stavnitzky@gmail.comjsimpson@globalcommunities.org
Edel Heuven
01:42:11
I am very interested in the community of practice - heuven@carenederland.org
Edel Heuven
01:43:16
Thank you very much - it was very interesting and inspiring!
Elaine Stavnitzky, Salanga (she/her)
01:43:19
Great discussion. Thanks everyone.
Gloria Muñoz
01:43:20
This was a great learning experience. It is much appreciated
zinat papia
01:43:40
thank you
Jennifer Simpson
01:43:50
thank you everyone!
Pascal Djohossou
01:43:50
thank you
Gloria Muñoz
01:43:53
I have signed up for the newsletters so I hope to hear form you soon. Best of luck
Gunjan Veda
01:43:55
Thanks Edel,! And everyone!!!