Background Information

The Ardhi Kwa Kina Mama (AKKIMA) project was implemented by three organizations; namely, We Effect, Groots Kenya, and Pamoja Trust. The Swedish NGO We Effect (the coordinator) and the co-applicants, namely GROOTS Kenya, a network of women-led community-based organisations and Pamoja Trust, have been working closely together from previous and ongoing governance, human rights and gender equality work in various Counties in Kenya.

Overview of the project
The Ardhi Kwa Akina mama (AKKIMA) project is a project which focused on women’s land rights with special attention to women’s land rights defenders. The project aimed at contributing to increased access to women’s land rights through building safe spaces for grassroots land rights defenders and advocating for safer spaces for them in Kenya. The project was implemented in Kakamega, Busia, Nairobi and Mombasa Counties. The specific targeted sub-counties included Kangemi, Mathare and Kibera in Nairobi; Changamwe in Mombasa; Funyula and Nambale in Busia and; Navakholo, Malava and Budalangi sub-counties in Kakamega County.

Evaluation Objectives
General Objective/purpose
The purpose of the end of project evaluation is to assess the project progress systematically and independently in delivering against stated objectives and the expected results as described in the project document and to review key aspects of the implementation process. The evaluation is also expected to provide insight into the effectiveness and efficiency of project implementation as well as factors that enabled and constrained the achievement of results over the period under review. In addition, there are questions of sustainability and impact of the project, which findings are key. Most importantly, the evaluation report will also be used for learning purposes. Value added from this evaluation is expected to be achieved through lessons learned and recommendations that can be utilised by We Effect in the management of future projects /programmes.

Specific Objectives
The end of project evaluation seeks to:
• Assess achievement of the project objective against the baseline position and set targets in the logical framework.
• Assess the project relevance, coherence, effectiveness, efficiency, overarching developmental impact and sustainability mechanisms
• Assess the effectiveness of the implementation strategy and the results
• Assess the extent to which the project results have been achieved, partnerships established, capacities built, and how cross-cutting issues have been addressed
• Document best practices/lessons learnt during the programme period for scaling up in future projects/Programmes.
• Make recommendations on areas that require more attention for maximum impact to be realised in future programming.
• Identify any unexpected results from the project (positive or negative)

Interested and qualified consultant(s) are invited to send in their tenders/proposals, including a cover letter, a technical quote, a financial quote (include number of days, rates per day in Kenya Shillings and detailed CV capturing experiences of the consultant(s).

The bid should include a work plan detailing the proposed flow of activities. Bids shall be submitted to Shared_EasternAfrica@weeffect.org copying faith.wayua@weeffect.org by 20th December 2022, 1000 hours EAT.

Only short-listed consultants will be contacted.