GIC has a proven track record for providing high quality consulting services such as baselines, assessments and evaluations for government, public NGOs and private sector. Our consultants bring decades of front-line experience and expertise in conducting baselines and program evaluations.
GIC believes in developing partnerships and not once-off interactions with its clients. We have partnered throughout the years with a number of organizations both local and international.
- Programme management and PME
- Social security and development economics.
- Humanitarian, social protection and cash transfer .
- Agribusiness and value chain .
- Data management and systems.
- Social and Gender analysis
- Fundraising and partnership
- Public, child and maternal health
Some of Our Partners
- World Bank
- World Vision
- CARE International
- Save the Children
- International Fund for Animal Welfare
GIC works with its clients to design, monitor, evaluate and appraise their projects and initiatives using an evidence based approach to measuring impact. We strive to provide pertinent and insightful evaluations and recommendations to our clients to ensure that their projects continue to benefit the intended recipients in the most effective way possible through delivering meaningful, lasting and targeted outcomes. GIC ensures that evaluations capture, document and communicate lessons learned, ‘success stories’, and best practices. Based on these findings, recommendations are often made to inform programme redesign or scale up.
GIC Specializes in the following areas
GIC has a pool of experts in water sanitation and hygiene with vast experience undertaking assessment, evaluative, research and project management roles in the field. The team understands the value of clean and safe drinking water, coupled with proper basic sanitation and good hygiene in contributing to a healthy population that is robust and active in development initiatives. By working with and for various development partners, GIC complements government’s efforts to realizing one of its strategic goals of achieving access to water, sanitation and hygiene for all Malawians by 2030.
- World Vision – Baseline study for Kapeni Water and Sanitation Area Development Programme (May 2018)
- World Vision Malawi – Baseline study for Ngodzi Matowe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Area Development Programme (July 2015).
- World Vision Malawi – Baseline for Ching’anda Area Water, Sanitation and Hygiene programme (July 215).
- World Vision Malawi– Mid-Term Evaluation of Ngodzi-Matowe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Area Development Programme (April 2013).
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-Term Evaluation of Chilenje Area Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Development Programme (November 2012).
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-Term Evaluation of Namatubi Area Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Development Programme, (September 2011).
GIC considers and values the role women play in development hence works towards contributing to improved mothers lives during pregnancy, delivery and post child-delivery. GIC understands that to complement government’s efforts in reducing maternal mortality and morbidities, concerted efforts are needed to promote sound policies and strong health systems as well as increased access to high quality emergency maternal and neonatal care, including through community engagement, advocating for policies that promote improved maternal health, raise awareness, and addressing barriers to access to better maternal health services.
- World Vision – Baseline study for Kapeni Area Child and Maternal Health Development Programme (May 2018).
- Save the Children – Final Evaluation of Women Arise Child and Maternal Health Project (June 2016).
- World Vision Malawi – Baseline for Ching’anda Area Child and Maternal Health Programme (July 215)
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-Term Evaluation of Chitundu Area Child and Maternal Health Development Programme (June 2014).
- World Vision: Mid – Term Evaluation of Ngodzi-Matowe Area Child and Maternal Health Development Programme (April 2013).
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-term evaluation of Chilenje Area Child and Maternal Health Development Programme (November 2012).
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-Term Evaluation of Namatubi Area Child and Maternal Health Development Programme (September 2011)
GIC promotes good governance and believes that human development is attainable where institutions and rules are more effective and efficient, in order to achieve sound management of resources, delivery of and equitable of access to public services, responsiveness to the views of citizens and their participation in decisions that affect them. GIC considers good governance to be crucial for development and poverty eradication because ineffective institutions usually result in the greatest harm to those who are poor and vulnerable. Together with some of its partners, GIC has worked to promote good governance in various areas of human development.
- Tilitonse – Project Evaluation for Tilondole Sexual, Reproductive Health and Rights Advocacy and Duty Bearer Engagement Project Evaluation (May 2020).
- DanChurchAid – Final evaluation of Enhancing Accountability of Duty Bearers towards Equitable Access to Social & Health Services for People Living with and affected by HIV in Malawi Project (December 2016).
GIC works to support and contribute to the vision of Malawi’s Nation Resilience Strategy of a Malawi free of chronic vulnerability and food and nutrition insecurity by 2030. GIC complements government efforts by working together with communities to co-create solutions and opportunities which promote sustainable and improved livelihoods.
- Save the Children – Baseline study for Afikepo programme (March 2019)
- Save the Children – End line survey for decent livelihood options for youth economic empowerment project (October 2018).
- World Vision – Baseline study for Kapeni Area Food Security and Livelihoods Development Programme (May 2018)
- Oxfam – Baseline study for Scaling up Nutrition Project for under-five children (September 2017).
- Oxfam – Mid-term evaluation on improved livelihoods among poor Malawian Farmers project (April 2017).
- HEIFER International – Final Evaluation of Small Scale Livestock project in Mchinji (September 2016).
- World Vision Malawi – Mid-Term Evaluation of Chitundu Area Child and Food Security and Livelihoods Development Programme (June 2014).
- World Vision: Mid – Term Evaluation of Ngodzi-Matowe Area Food Security and Livelihoods Development Programme (April 2013)
GIC also aims to build the resilience of vulnerable populations to shocks of climate change by improving risk management techniques through livelihood creation strategies, such as crop, renewable energy, and income diversification. Based on project experience and learning, our inclusive participatory approach to community engagement provides the basis for assessing opportunities for alternative livelihoods and working to empower communities to access them so that they can build back better and recover from effects of climate change shocks.
- IFAW – Midterm evaluation of agriculture and wildlife project for Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique-Funded by USAID (November 2020).
- Concern Universal – A Gendered Natural-Resource Based Subsector Market Analysis for Uc2 Project in Balaka District (April 2016).
- CARE International – Final Evaluation of Climate Change and Economic empowerment project (March 2015).