DEPARTMENT OF MONITORING AND EVALUATION

INTRODUCTION

The Department is one of eleven (11) Departments of TETFund. It is responsible for coordinating the monitoring of projects. It was created in June 2011, and known as Department of Monitoring and Impact Assessment. It began operations in September 2011. It was subsequently renamed as Monitoring and Evaluation Department due to increased scope of work.

Objectives of the Department include:

  • Scheduling of inspection visit.
  • Coordinating field reports and release of payments due to beneficiaries.
  • Ascertain the level of implementation of the on-going projects for which funds had been released.
  • Identify the challenges facing the beneficiary institutions that are unable to complete their projects within the approved cycle limit.
  • Ensure that projects are executed in line with the Fund’s approval.
  • Ensure that project funds are judiciously utilized.

STRUCTURE OF THE DEPARTMENT 

The Department of Monitoring and Evaluation is made up of three divisions:

  • Project Monitoring
  • Impact Assessment
  • Project Documentation

 FUNCTIONS OF THE VARIOUS DIVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

1. Project Monitoring:

  • Scheduling of inspection visit.
  • Coordinating field reports and release of payments due to beneficiaries.
  • Ascertain the level of implementation of the on-going projects for which funds had been released.
  • Identify the challenges facing the beneficiary institutions that are unable to complete their projects within the approved cycle limit.
  • Ensure that projects are executed in line with the Fund’s approval.
  • Ensure that project funds are judiciously utilized.

There are two categories of Monitoring activities. These are:

  • Monitoring and Evaluation of on-going projects
  • Monitoring for the release of second and final tranches of funds.

 2. Impact Assessment:

The objectives of the division are to identify the expected impact of the Fund’s interventions vis-à-vis benefits to the immediate communities, determine the effectiveness of resource utilization and sustainability of the projects and programmes.

This is achieved through the following:

  • Determination and Development of Impact Assessment instruments.
  • Scheduling of Impact Assessment visits
  • Assessment of projects and programmes intervention with a view to determine whether the objectives of the intervention have been achieved.
  • Making recommendations which can help to generate policies to direct future interventions.

3. Project Documentation:      

  • Ensure adequate documentation of projects executed.
  • Maintain effective and functional photo Bank.
  • Create and sustain digital records keeping.