• A Theory of Change can… Change!

    First things first: what motivated you to join the course? 

    The organisation I work for is growing, so I realised I needed to improve my skills so I can manage bigger teams and bigger programmes. 


    news15 Feb 2022
  • Women in tech

    Women in Tech: Bridging the gender gap!

    These are some of the most refreshing conversations we come across in what we do at MDF. Our Trainer/Consultant, Nadine Bergmann, shares with us her story from speaking to young women from our BOOST project in Mombasa, Kenya who have overcome social norms to build their career in the Tech industry. How are they bridging the gender gap in tech? Read on!

    blog05 Feb 2022
  • Education support for real impact: the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project in the College of Agriculture Education

    Have you ever looked at the impact of a project in the education sector? If not, we have a nice story to present about the perceived impact of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project.

    news13 Dec 2021
  • Let’s Spice Up Evaluations​ - Dutch Relief Alliance Innovation Fund

    ​Here at MDF, we just completed an evaluation assignment in which we supported the Dutch Relief Alliance (DRA), a consortium of 14 Dutch NGOs working in the humanitarian sector, along their journey to learn from the innovation fund that supported 21 projects in the past four years. The valuable insights provided by the evaluation helped DRA in the operationalisation of innovative work for its new Strategic Plan for 2022-2026. ​

    blog15 Nov 2021
  • How Transect Walk methodology can help your team better understand environments to make wiser decisions

    A few weeks ago, I met with Chantal. She works for a youth forum in Palestine. I met her through our tailored capacity building programme for community-based organisations.  She leads an international team promoting environmentally friendly behaviour in the West Bank of Palestine. During the training, Chantal shared with me some issues she has been struggling with overhauling her working style from face-to-face to online.   

    Her main question was how to get the best out of the team when we hardly meet each other?   

    blog03 Nov 2021