Plan International, a child focused community development organization, came into the development arena in Pakistan in 1997. Plan Pakistan, started its five year Country Strategic Plan of community development in the districts of Mansehra, Chakwal, Islamabad, and Vehari. The programme covered the period of fiscal year 2001 to 2005. Plan hired Semiotics to do an independent evaluation of their country program.
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED
Semiotics assembled and mobilized the evaluation team. Evaluated PLAN Pakistan Country Strategic Plan (2001-2005) of community development. Conducted focus group discussion and interview in districts of Mansehra, Chakwal, and Vehari. Assessed how well the Country Programme addresses the key issues or problems that affected the plan communities over the implementation period. Measured the extent to which the Country porgammes used the least possible resources to achieve the required quality of outputs/outcomes. Analysed systematically the impact of PLAN Pakistan’s various programmes in improving the quality of life children, families, and the relevant community. Assessed the extent of impact of the programme continue after the progamme has ended. Prepared draft and final reports.