G2P choice for women: Lessons from SA, Zambia, Bangladesh
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) commissioned Genesis to conduct a qualitative assessment with the aim of gathering empirical evidence to support the potential benefits of incorporating a choice-based model into the G2P (government to persons) payment system.
Women shine in evaluation of Ethiopian business growth project
Genesis Analytics conducted a final evaluation of Digital Opportunity Trust’s Entrepreneurship and Business Growth project in Ethiopia. The project conducted business skills training with entrepreneurs, linked MSMEs to business development services and facilitated greater access to finance.
Analysis opens tap to gender equality in African sanitation delivery
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation contracted JG Afrika and Genesis Analytics to conduct a needs assessment and landscape analysis to pinpoint how the foundation could best support its African-based urban sanitation partners with technical assistance that resulted in targeted and sustainable gender mainstreaming.
Assessing performance of family planning financing
Genesis conducted family-planning performance assessment for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to identify key improvement areas in family-planning financing for three countries and created a tool that supports alignment between the foundation’s health and family-planning financing strategies.
Ensuring the greatest impact of Covid relief funds in SA
The Solidarity Fund was set up in March 2020 to fund a range of initiatives that addressed the Covid-19 crisis in South Africa. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) funded Genesis Analytics to provide extensive and wide-ranging technical support for the fund to ensure that the investments made by the fund had the greatest possible impact.
Evaluating project to empower 2000 scholars through school
The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) appointed Genesis to conduct a mid-term review of their 10-year programme to support 2,000 scholars (primarily girls) in Rwanda and Ethiopia through secondary school, and to further support a group of the Rwandan scholars through university.
Mid-term review of largest UN project in digital finance
Genesis was contracted to conduct a mid-term evaluation of Mobile Money for the Poor (MM4P), the largest of the UNCDF’s programmes in digital finance. The evaluation was based on a theory-based approach and used the OECD DAC criteria as its guiding framework.
Assessing impact of family planning programme for Kenyan girls
Genesis was contracted to conduct a rapid impact assessment of the Choice for Change (C4C) family planning programme in Kenya targeting adolescent girls. Choice for Change is a CIFF-funded initiative, though implemented through Marie Stopes Kenya (MSK), IPAS and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
Rockefeller looks to new digital skills for Africa's youth
Genesis was awarded a two-year grant by The Rockefeller Foundation to serve as monitoring and evaluation (M&E) partner to their Digital Jobs Africa (DJA) initiative, which was set up in response to the challenge of widespread youth unemployment in Africa.
Protecting sex workers in Mpumalanga
For this project we conducted extensive research in the Gert Sibande District in Mpumalanga, which showed that many young women engaged in commercial sex work and transactional sex. This is as a result of very high unemployment levels among women in the area. It is also probably the reason why HIV infection levels in this area are among the highest in the country.