A participatory monitoring and evaluation method that identifies, formulates and analyses changes (outcomes) achieved by a project, and works backward to determine how the project contributed to the change. Read more
A large-scale listening method that places the voices of people at the centre of the inquiry. By capturing people’s stories and allowing them to give meaning to their own experience, it generates quantitative data backed up with context from the narratives. Read more
A participatory research methodology that uses images to describe realities, communicate perspectives, and raise awareness on social issues. It combines a form of creative expression and recording of perceptions. Read more
Outcome Journaling is based on periodic sharing and capturing of outcome stories from a group of people working or living in the context of the programme. People engage in collective sensemaking and discuss the relevance of the changes for the programme.
Most Significant Change Stories
The Most Significant Change method collects personal accounts on how people see changes happen in their lives. The stories generate information about intended and unintended impact and learnings of what different groups and individuals value.
In a Listening Circle individuals share stories—from their own experience or imagination—focusing on a common theme. As people share their stories, patterns emerge and people see both differences and similarities in the narratives.