Enabling Outcomes conducted a learning evaluation for Oxfam Novib’s Impact SME program from 2015-2021 and its implementation in Egypt, Nigeria, Somaliland, Uganda, and Vietnam. The aim of the program is to improve the business performance and impact potential of SMEs. Enabling Outcomes delivered a rapid, high-level, desk-based learning evaluation of the program focusing on effectiveness,Evaluation: Oxfam Novib iSME Program [Read More]
Caren is an evaluator for Argidius Foundation. In addition to the Argidius-ANDE Challenge funding, she has done deep-dive evaluations on Argidius grantees providing business development services in Latin America and Africa. Some summary evaluations can be found below: Access to Capital for Rural Enterprises (ACRE) Agora Partnerships Business Professionals Network (BPN) Shona Villgro Kenya Evaluations: Business Development Services & Accelerators [Read More]
Guided research to capture the work of Youth Business International’s members. Developed the methodology and approach and coordinated with Dalberg’s research team and YBI to articulate the lessons learned and approach to supporting youth-led MSMEs. The final report can be found here.
On behalf of the Argidius Foundation, Enabling Outcomes developed SME ecosystem mapping reports for target geographies for the foundation. Argidius uses these reports as valuable tools in developing strategies for their engagements. The mappings give a contextual overview of the corresponding country and shed light on the challenges and opportunities for SME development and poverty alleviation. In addition, theResearch: Argidius Foundation SME Ecosystem Reports [Read More]
The Argidius Foundation and the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) have launched a competition designed to support innovative solutions to the human capital constraints faced by small and growing businesses (SGBs) in emerging markets. Enabling Outcomes designed the evaluation criteria and evaluating the five projects from 2016-2019, including interviewing stakeholders. Enabling Outcomes made a recommendation to a selection committee to helpArgidius-ANDE Talent Challenge Evaluation [Read More]