Respectful development includes input early on by partners and participants, and feedback throughout implementation and after closeout from projects. Designing for local self-sustainability involves learning what works best with them to inform future project content and funding. Information such as sustained return on investments from our projects for country nationals as well as donors is real accountability. We need to ask community and local NGO, government, private partners:
Evaluation and Advocacy Network Services
How can we track our projects' return on investment for donor and private funders through participatory feedback? What data exists is missing, or we don't know we need?
Advocating to clients and donors about the benefits of tracking sustained impact and calculating actual Return on Investment of sustained development, including learning what emerged that we did not expect…
How can we best build national capacity to help local stakeholders evaluate us? What methods for accountability do we need to create? Using our country-national network a great start.