We provide consultancy services to :
- NGOs/CSOs/CSR initiatives of private sector
- Foreign private firms exploring investment opportunities in India
- Services to Philanthropists/Donors
- State and Central Government institutions in India
Our services are:
- Preparing analytical reports on water, sanitation and environment
- Preparing grant proposals to seek funding from Trusts/Foundations, etc.
- Supporting program management
- Preparing Grant Utilization Reports
- Third Party Verification of projects
Analytical reports on WASH and Environment:
(i) Sector assessment reports
(ii) Progress Assessment reports
(iii) Evaluation reports, including social cost benefit analysis,
(iv) Other reports on specific problems. Such studies will be undertaken as per mutually agreed terms of reference
Grant Utilization Reports:
Preparing high quality Grant Utilization Reports. We advise foreign private firms exploring investment opportunities in India. Our focus is on policy, institutional and regulatory issues, to assess risks. We cover nearly all business sectors – please ask your specific interest and we will revert back. Also, we provide insights on the environment policies and approaches of national and state Governments for helping plan business strategies, assessing business risks and identifying mitigating measures.
Our products include:
(a)two to five pages brief summary of the sector of interest
(b)a more detailed report of the sector based on mutually agreed terms of reference.
Program Management (Monitoring Indicators, Evaluation design, etc.):
The analytics are intended for assessing effectiveness of program implementation, testing and refining the theory of change, developing case studies of successful practices for internal learning, designing SMART indicators for measuring output/outcome/impacts, designing evaluation studies, etc. We work primarily with secondary data but can consider collecting primary data in specific cases.
Preparation of 25 to 50 page Grant Proposal as per mutually agreed terms of reference. Please note that we do not assist in soliciting funding nor guarantee funding by others on proposals we draft. Our endeavor is limited to developing a robust Grant Proposal based on ideas, data and information shared with us.
Third Party Verification of projects
We provide consultancy services in projects located in India, advising on design, implementation issues and evaluation. If you are contemplating a range of potential activities to decide which one you should support, our analytics can provide insights on the differential impact of these activities on the community and environment. If you are interested in a third party verification of the projects you are financing, we can design and undertake such studies for you. We can advise on the adequacy of program management processes of ongoing programs/projects and how these could be strengthened. We design and undertake evaluation studies. We undertake social cost benefit analysis using internationally recognized principles for quantifying costs and benefits.