Factors influencing performance of Monitoring and Evaluation systems of Non-Governmental Organizations in Arusha City

Mmassy, Godfrey N. (2018) Factors influencing performance of Monitoring and Evaluation systems of Non-Governmental Organizations in Arusha City. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The study examines the factors influencing performance of Monitoring and Evaluation Systems of Non-Governmental Organizations in Arusha city. The study focused on the following objectives; to assess how human capacity influenced the performance of M&E systems of NGOs in Arusha city, to examine how data quality influenced the performance of M&E systems of NGOs in Arusha city, to determine how utilization of M&E information influence performance of M&E systems of NGOs in Arusha city, to assess the extent to which stakeholders’ participation influence the effectiveness of M&E system of NGOs in Arusha city. The study guided by the following theories such as Evaluation Theory, Social Science Theory, Program Theory, Theory of Change and Results Theory. The study was target 109 respondents from the NGOs in Arusha city and the responses rate was 93 percent. The study used the questionnaire and direct observation to collect primary data while literature reviews used to collect secondary data. The collected data was sorted, cleaned, edited and coded for using SPSS statistical package. The findings of the study analyzed using percentages and frequencies then presented using tables. The findings indicate that human capacity, data quality, M&E and stakeholders’ participation influence the performance of M&E system of NGOs in Arusha city. The NGOs should continuous to strengthen the capacity building to their staff on planning, design, execution (including monitoring and controlling) and evaluation technical skills especially in information systems for M&E and take on board the stakeholders since the formulation of M and E framework.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 330 Economics
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2019 12:58
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2019 12:58
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2342

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