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Latest Activities for Capacity Building

Implementation of water point data collection & monitoring in South Sudan (ACF-US)
Apr / 2016 to Jan / 2017

This project helped ACF-US and governmental partners to set up and maintain over time the Water Information Management System of South Sudan. The solution chosen to ensure than field teams could update the information on a regular basis was Akvo Flow.

 At the end of the project, an Aweil East State Water Points Functionality Map was also published.

Community building for the West-Africa Monitoring & Evaluation staff (Tdh)
Sep / 2015 to Apr / 2016

CartONG set up and has been managing since 2015 a community of Terre des hommes users on data collection and analysis, using Slack as a tool.

Supporting different delegations on DB management and data collection (Solidarités International)
Jan / 2014 to Apr / 2016

CartONG supported Solidarités International with three missions in Mali and Central African Republic on data collection strategy and data management.

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Mobile Data Collection implementation for Nutrition field & related capacity building (Tdh Burkina)
Oct / 2013 to Feb / 2016

CartONG has been supporting nutrition surveys for Terre des Hommes-Suisse since 2013: CartONG helped TdH to switch to mobile data collection- during the first deployments our team coded the questionnaires, set up all the smartphones and trained the NGO’s local staff to use the tools. The last mission there was to train the Monitoring & Evaluation staff to conceive and encode forms as well as to analyse the data independently, with no in-country support.

Training on GIS
Jan / 2016
Information Management strategy seminar for francophone NGOs
Nov / 2015

These one day seminars organised twice a year correspond to a community of practises composed of medium-sized NGOs that meet to exchange on information management practises, tools and methodologies. 13 NGOs are part of this community at this date.

WASH KAP (Knowledge Aptitudes, Practises) survey implementation (UNHCR PHS)
Jun / 2015

CartONG has been supporting the Public Health section of UNHCR since 2015 for the large-scale deployment of an annually-run Knowledge, Attitudes, Practises survey in 180 refugee camps (helping to define the strategy, with the development of substantial training kits, the encoding of the survey and related analysis tools)

Mobile Data Collection remote support hotline (Solidarités)
Jan / 2015

CartONG has been supporting Solidarités International delegations since 2015 with a hotline helping operations under 24h with their conception dilemmas, their choice of tools or their MDC strategy

Blanket feeding and nutrition surveillance (UNHCR PHS)
Nov / 2013

Many programs have implemented blanket supplementary feeding activities  which often consist of several distributions per day. This is demanding in resources and difficult to ensure that every child  has equal access to the program. UNHCR and Partners are interested in piloting monitoring programs in a refugee camps to analyze how well the intended food distributions are reaching the target groups. In most operations the food distribution has been monitored on paper based lists which is time consuming and difficult to use for analysis. To overcome this difficulty and with CartONG technical support, monitoring systems based on Mobile technology will be piloted in one refugee camp to evaluate how well does programs do.

Whilst initially ODK was planned to be used as solution, doing case management through reading in data files which have to be replaced every week for updated data is not user friendly enough. XScanPet was chosen for the first pilots.

- 2013: Niger

-2014: Chad

-2015: Follow up Chad

Geotagging guidelines & map packs (UNHCR)
Jun / 2012 to Dec / 2012

This project included both the elaboration of Geotagging guideline and Powerpoint map packs for the United Nations' High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) headquarters.

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