Impact Assessment Seminar Phnom Penh, 2-6 December 2013 Photo • Who are you and what is the reason for your presence at the seminar? • Reena SHAKYA, Programme Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, HI Nepal; working in the development sector for more than 10 years, including 7 years experience in the field of disability with HI. • I am attending this seminar to strengthen my knowledge and skills for practical application of Impact Assessment methodology and reinforce my skills to support my team. Impact Assessment Seminar \ Phnom Penh, 2-6 December 2013 • Have you ever conducted in the context of your activity, studies or impact assessment and evaluation? • Supported the external evaluators during mid term and final evaluations and studies conducted under Physical Rehabilitation Project; Impact Assessment Seminar Phnom Penh, 2-6 December 2013 • What are, according to you, HI’s challenges in terms of impact assessment and evaluation? • To measure what we made a difference through our project • To measure the social change resulted after awareness activities • Lack of specific / agreed tool for evaluating the rehabilitation interventions • Weakness in planning (including the baseline) evaluation and impact measures • Habilitation of a children with impairment takes long time to measure impact, limitation project duration Impact Assessment Seminar Phnom Penh, 2-6 December 2013 • What questions would you like this seminar to answer? • Defining what kind of impact we have to measure and those they are more relevant; • Specific tools and methodologies to conduct impact assessment; • The key aspects to be considered for impact assessment for sustainable and quality physical rehabilitation services; • Other countries best practices for impact assessment in the physical rehabilitation services and other development projects.