Projects

“Liberia Empowerment through Attendance, Reading, and Nutrition (LEARN) Program”

Client: IMPAQ International/Save the Children

Country: Liberia

Year: 2018

CART oversaw the implementation of the LEARN baseline data collection in Grand Bassa, River Cess, River Gee and Grand Gedeh counties from January 24 to July 31, 2018. We hired 20 enumerators and 2 supervisors who completed the EGRA (Early Grade Reading Assessment) and student survey with 2160 second and six grade respondents within 28 days; using the KoBo collect digital data collection platform.

“Liberia Empowerment through Attendance, Reading, and Nutrition (LEARN) Program”

Client: IMPAQ International/USDA

Country: Liberia

Year: 2018

CART oversaw the implementation of the LEARN baseline second phase data collection in Grand Bassa, River Cess, River Gee and Grand Gedeh counties from September 6 to November 31, 2018. We hired 20 enumerators and 2 supervisors who completed the EGRA (Early Grade Reading Assessment) and student survey with 1360 second and six grade respondents within 11 days; using the KoBo collect digital data collection platform.

Yes to Peace, Preventing Election Violence(YPPEV)

Client: International Growth Centre (IGC)

Country: Liberia

Year: 2018

CART oversaw the implementation of the YPPEV baseline and endline data collection in Montserrado from April 30, 2017 to February 28, 2018. We hired 14 enumerators and 1 supervisor who completed the survey and evaluation with 150 police officers and 300 political youth leaders using paper survey with subsequent data entry in an Excel data based.

Liberia Cross Sectorial Youth Assessment (CYSA)

Client: Making Cents/USAID

Country: Liberia

Year: 2018

CART oversaw the data collection of the Cross Sectorial Youth Assessment (CSYA) project completing 41 Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) with 366 participants, and 53 Key Informant Interviews (KIIs) in Lofa, Bong, Nimba, Grand Bassa, Margibi and Montserrado Counties. We recorded and analyzed FGD and KII notes during the project period commencing October 8, 2018 to December 14, 2018.

“Understanding the Protection and Prevention pillars of UNSCR 1325: Data collection on sexual violence in Liberia.

Client: Cornell University

Country: Liberia

Year: 2017

CART oversaw the implementation of the ‘Understanding the Protection and Prevention pillars of UNSCR 1325: Data collection on sexual violence in Liberia project’ from March 2015 to December 2018. We collected Sexual and Gender Based survivors’ information from the five one stop centers in Monrovia on isurvey digital platform at the end of every month. We verified, validated, analysed and presented the result at a policy dialogue forum in Monrovia. We also conducted hands on training and workshops for Nurses and Social Workers to help improve their skills on the digital data collection, follow up on officers of the women and children protection unit assigned at the five One stop clinics to make sure they are taking the cases and delivering them to the relevant police stations or depots for onward investigation.  Conducted Focus Group Discussions with fifty male (perpetrators) the result of the quantitative data.

Development co-operation project to enhance LNP capacity in the area of basic crime investigations, crime scene investigation, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and the cooperation between the police and prosecution authorities in Liberia” 2016

Client: Swedish Police

Country: Liberia

Year: 2016

CART oversaw the data collection of the Development Co-operation Project. We recruited 18 enumerators 6 supervisors, and a coordinator for the Swedish Police project in 6 of the Swedish government supported police stations around Monrovia, Montserrado County. CART carried out the data collection, data entry, cleaning, analysis and report writing for a period of three months, from August to November 2016.

InterMedia/ LSA/USAID Health Facility Capacity Assessment (FARA 1.0) project

Client: Emory University

Country: Liberia

Year: 2016

CART oversaw the data collection of the Arm Conflict and Maternal Health (ACMH) project. CART hired and trained 6 enumerators, and 2 supervisors, and a Data Coordinator. We implemented the Essex University project in West Point and Peace Island conducting both quantitative and qualitative (Focus Group Discussion) interview from July to September 2015.

Emory University Study on Education, Security and Health in Grand Kru County

Client: Emory University

Country: Liberia

Year: 2015

CART provided oversight along with its partner, and trained 6 enumerators, recruited 4 police officers of the Liberia National Police for confidence patrol, and a Project Coordinator to conduct survey and awareness in Grand Kru County for the Project. CART visited 25 Villages in Grand Kru county during this project for the period of three months.

“Implementation, 1325” with Dr. Caitlin Ryan of Limerick University

Client: Dr.Caitlin Ryan

Country: Liberia

Year: 2014

Oversee the Conduct of individual interviews and focus group discussions with relevant stakeholders and institutions such as the UN Women, WALPNET, WOLPNET, Women and Child Protection Unit of the Liberian National Police, WONGOSOL, DEN-L, and others

Community Engagement in Concessions Management, 2014

Client: World Bank,  United Nations Development, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Liberian Land Commission.

Services:  CART conducted focus group discussions and individual interviews with citizens and local authorities in concessions areas, taking field notes and transcribing discussions  And, CART participated in the data analysis process

Public Policy and Government Services, 2014

Client:  PhD student, Harvard University Public Policy Department.

Services: CART provided 12 enumerators that administered questionnaires to Liberian citizens with regard to their perception on government services and implementations of public policies.

Alcoholic Beverages and Brands for Aurous Solution Inc., 2014

Client: Aurous Solution Inc., a Liberian consultant firm.

Services: CART provided 6 enumerators that conducted focus group discussions with alcohol sellers and consumers in several communities in Montserrado County concerning the various alcoholic beverages and brands. CART collected data from focus group discussion and transcribed said data and presented the data to partners

Liberty and Justice sewing factory Field Experiment, 2014

Client:  Researchers from Columbia University and Stanford University

Services: CART provided 16 enumerators, one supervisor and a coordinator. The coordinator Conducted training and evaluation of enumerators along with partners.  CART planned, oversaw and coordinated the daily activities of the enumerators. CART handled all working materials and purchasing, and helped to work out  solutions to problems arising from the field and made daily field reports. The enumerators along with Liberty and Justice staff recruited female applicants for the factory sewing project, filled in the application forms, administered sewing test for applicants along with L&J staff and helped conduct the baseline survey for each applicant.

Gender Mainstreaming Initiatives in Security Sector Reform, 2013 

Client: Dr. Rahel Kunz, Lecturer, University of Lausanne, Liberia

Services: CART conducted focus group discussions and individual interviews with different women groups and other relevant people and also transcribed the data.

Urban Justice Study, 2013

Client:  George Washington University professor

Duty: CART conducted  focus group discussion along with a research partner in West Point and Peace island with different groups of interest and transcribed the data.

Security Sector Reform of the Liberian National Police, 2013

Client: Dr. Michael Gilligan from New York University, Sabrina Karim from Emory University, Rob Blair from Yale University

Services:  Provided enumerators in January 0f 2013 and May of 2013 for lab-in-the-field experiments with the Liberian National Police.  CART conducted training on IRB and lab-in-the-field experiment methodology to enumerators.  CART conducted the lab-in-the-field experiments in Monrovia, Bong, Nimba, and Lofa Counties (with help from Center for Research and Development Initiative) and provided data entry service.

Dispute Resolution, Civic Education, and Intimate Partner Violence in West Point and Peace Island

Client: The Carter Center, Sabrina Karim from Emory University, Erin Bernstein from Emory University, and Rosalyn Schroeder from Emory University
Services:  CART provided 6 enumerators for a representative community survey in Peace Island and West Point.  CART conducted and transcribed focus groups with men and women in both communities.

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