Since 2016, Episcopal Relief & Development and the Igreja Evangélica Anglicana em Angola have been implementing Maza yi Moyo, a four-year community-led and managed project to improve access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices in Songo Municipality, Uige Province.
Operating in a volatile environment, with a shifting conflict line, changing U.S. priorities, and the specter of many large donor-funded projects in a small geographic space, the Mission inculcated CLA approaches into ERA’s project and activity design, procurement process, and contract language.
By establishing the necessary enabling conditions, USAID/Honduras was able to design a project that would encourage Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting. Development outcomes are becoming evident.
In a context where Missions are seeking ways to be more creative and cost-effective with their work, even the way we learn and adapt begins to shift.
Together, the GIP and MELI decided that the CLA approach was the best means for GIP to build strategic self-reliance through strategic collaboration with these two key institutional partners and to foster collaboration between these key institutions for developing government transparency and accountability in El Salvador.
CaTSS therefore implemented MSH’s Standards of Technical Excellence for Project Implementation (STE), which establishes and reinforces best practices in project management on the basis of a dynamic process of continuous learning and improvement.
The case presented here demonstrates how allocation of time and resources at the outset of the activity to better understand the context, and continued reflection and evaluation with multiple stakeholders throughout the activity cycle, underscores and informs effective collaboration and intervention designs to strengthen a self-managed system of essential service delivery.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) and Save the Children (SC) Growth Through Nutrition (GtN) have forged a collaborative agreement to jointly plan, layer, implement, and assess similar nutrition-related activities in four overlapping districts (Woredas) in Ethiopia. Both projects...
In order to improve the quality of health services and health data at the community level in Madagascar, the USAID Mikolo Project worked with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), the private sector, other local and international implementing partners, and end users to develop a mobile health (mHealth) application.
CLA addresses two project questions: can STEAM learning be embedded in resource-poor environments, and can implementation be sustainable?