WRAPA conducts Two-day Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Capacity Building Session for its Staff.
The Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) conducted a 2-day capacity building session for all its staff on Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL). The capacity building session was in accordance with the organization’s resolve for institutional strengthening and capacity building of staff as highlighted and recommended by its organizational review process in 2015 and implementation of its Strategic Plan for achieving pre-set organizational outcomes in its Theory of Change. The capacity building session took place on the 17th and 18th of October, 2018 at the WRAPA Headquarters and was facilitated by Dr. Ejiro Otive-Igbuzor.
The two-day capacity building session dissected and spanned across different components of MEAL including; organizational structures with M&E Functions, human Capacity for M&E, partnerships for planning, coordinating and managing the M&E System, M&E frameworks/Logical Framework, M&E Work Plan and costs, communication, advocacy and culture for M&E, routine programme monitoring, surveys and surveillance, supporting national and sub-national databases with efficient reporting, supportive supervision and data auditing, evaluation, evaluation matrix and research, data dissemination and feedback for learning. All these were linked to the programmatic approaches and interventions of WRAPA and were geared at developing a WRAPA-wide MEAL system.
At the end of the two-day training, all staff had their knowledge on MEAL and its applications improved. All units of the organization have been empowered to integrate MEAL into its work This would further enhance the outcomes and impact of all WRAPA activities and interventions with measurable outcomes.