An evaluation gathers and systematically analyses information to better understand and make decisions for your project, and determine what difference it has made. This will contribute to learning for future implementation, as well as to accountability to key stakeholders.
Understand how a project functions, its intended results, and discover new dynamics and opportunities to achieve them.
Identify and use practical lessons to meaningfully improve your project and promote deeper organizational understanding.
Evaluation allows you to consider new decisions and opportunities to improve ongoing programming, or contribute to future programming.
Shared information contributes to accountability, mutual responsibility and transparency with stakeholders, whether donors, clients or beneficiaries.
Ana has worked on social policy, labour policy, education, and social cohesion, as well as development cooperation. She worked at the Social and Economic Council of Spain for over ten years before moving to the International Labour Organization (United Nations) in Latin America, residing in Lima, Peru, for 3 years. This thematic experience currently allows her to evaluate projects in the fields of social policy, labour policy, education and social inclusion and cohesion.
With a sound knowledge of the evaluation procedures and systems of the main cooperation agencies, Ana has completed complex evaluations with numerous stakeholders. Using different methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, she has developed considerable experience in the technique of interviewing, with an extensive variety of actors, both in Europe, Latin America and Africa. She offers technical assistance and courses with focus on the evaluative approach of programs and projects (planning, monitoring and evaluation).