Engaged by DMA to provide expert and technical support for the project on Financial Literacy for Migrants and their Families, as part of OECD/INFE Technical Assistance Project on Financial Education in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), supported by the Ministry of Finance of Russian Federation. Analysis of the results of mapping of financial education initiatives for migrants and their families in six countries – Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan, desk research and interviews, analysis of financial literacy needs among (labour) migrants and their families, and provision of targeted recommendations for related financial education initiatives.
Project Management of nation-wide evaluation of the pilot of World Bank’s electronic Product Safety Net Program (e-PSNP). The PSNP in Ethiopia was set up by the government as part of a strategy to address chronic food insecurity. It provides cash or food to people who have predictable food needs in a way that enables them to improve their own livelihoods. Dimes was responsible for the training and selection of supervisors and enumerators, managing the design,piloting and testing of research tools,liaising with government and donors to include their priorities in research, and the analysis and reporting.
External evaluation of Schoolbank project Uganda, for Child and Youth Finance International, an organization focused on strengthening the economic rights and empowerment of youth. SchoolBank aims to increase the economic empowerment of children and youth by providing them with access to appropriate banking products and a (girl) empowerment curriculum.