For Propelling IDinsight’s Strategy In East And West Africa

IDinsight generates and helps policymakers use evidence to inform decision making. This grant will help IDinsight broaden and deepen its work in East and West Africa on three domains. First, IDinsight will extend its partnership with Ghana’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Monitoring and Evaluation in incorporating remedial education into the government’s Free Senior High School program. Second, IDinsight will identify African organizations in Kenya, Ghana, and Senegal that can serve as efficient entry points for further government engagement. Third, IDinsight will respond to opportunities with East and West African governments that align with its strategy.
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for assessing and highlighting gender-specific conditions and impacts in Idinsight’s projects  
Idinsight is a global nonprofit that seeks to improve development outcomes by providing data analytics, evaluation, and advisory services to leaders in government, the nonprofit sector, and funding agencies. This project will enhance Idinsight’s ability to integrate gender analyses into client engagements. Specifically, Idinsight will identify gender-specific conditions and impacts related to social protection, economic empowerment, and taxation. The organization expects to increase the impact of its gender-sensitive recommendations for demand-driven research during the two-year grant period. This grant will focus on two work streams: first, to deepen and expand its internal expertise in gender and foster internal knowledge sharing on gender-related topics. The second work stream focuses on providing top-up funding to client projects to facilitate active inclusion of gender lens. Through this grant, IDinsight aims to promote more gender-sensitive decisions across multiple domains including agriculture, education, financial inclusion, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), environment, and energy and livelihoods. (Strategy: International Women’s Economic Empowerment)
for general operating support  
IDinsight designs, deploys, and promotes evidence-generating tools designed to help organizations combat poverty worldwide. The organization’s guiding principle is to inform decision makers' priorities, thus maximizing rigor within decision makers' budgetary, time, and operational constraints. The grantee’s goals are to (a) increase the impact of its direct support to decision makers, including by deepening and lengthening relationships; (b) raise expectations and lower barriers so that evidence is used for policymaking and implementation, including by lowering data collection costs; and (c) further enhance the organization's ability to attract and retain top talent. (Strategy: Evidence-Informed Policymaking)

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