The challenges of assessing impact when scaling a humanitarian innovation

Insights from Translators without Borders

Elrha
Elrha
Mar 20, 2019 · 10 min read
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Communicating with local communities in Northeast Nigeria from Translators without Borders’ Words Of Relief project.

#TooToughToScale Blogging Series

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What’s your role at TWB?

How did you approach evaluating TWB’s services?

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How did you go about understanding the current problems relating to language in humanitarian programming?

What other challenges did you face in terms of impact evaluation?

How much of the evaluation you’ve done can be generalised or do you feel a lot is very context specific?

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Photo credit: Translators without Borders

We often hear how innovations have to pivot. How often did you have to fail before you succeeded and what role did evaluation play in this?

Is there anything you wished you’d known when you started out on the journey to scale?

Thank you Eric for those hugely insightful reflections on the challenges of assessing impact.


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We are Elrha. A global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation.

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We are Elrha. We are a global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation.

Elrha

Elrha

We are Elrha. A global charity that finds solutions to complex humanitarian problems through research and innovation.

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