ACTED: Building Resilient Communities: An Integrated Approach to Livelihoods and Income Generation for Vulnerable Populations

InfoPro carried out a study for ACTED to evaluate their multi-sector program. The main objective of the program is to Address Root Causes (ARC) of conflict and instability in Lebanon by creating for vulnerable individuals’ sustainable income-generating and livelihood opportunities. The program was implemented in Akkar, Tripoli, Mount Lebanon, Beirut, and Saida with over 1,500 individuals, 19 SDCs, 3 TVET Institutes, 1 Vocational Training Center, 22 Artisans and 75 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across Lebanon. The aim of the project was to assess the extent to which the project has met its objectives and to provide an external opinion on the relevance and performance of the project, as compared to the project document and with a strong focus on results. The literature review comprised a wide array of internal and external documents such as the MEAL plan, the AME Framework, the project implementation strategy, analytical reports, and methodological notes in addition to resources for context review. The project mandate entailed that InfoPro conducted 18 key informant interviews, 15 in-depth interviews and CATI surveys with 350 beneficiaries. InfoPro also utilized the five DAC criteria in its analysis of the program.