Areas of expertise

We provide research counsel for those who want to push development boundaries and accelerate impact. We’ll help you tackle the following issues:

Strategy and Communications


Bring a compellingstory to lifethrough data

What change do you want to make in the world? Let’s work together to ensure that the right evidence is in place to tell your story. Show the world how you’re testing your assumptions, basing decisions on evidence, and demonstrating impact.

  • Evidence to influence funding, policy, and program design
  • Research that raises the bar in best practice and supports internal strategy
  • Technical communications and hard numbers for donors and policymakers
  • Multi-media and creative storytelling

Areas of expertise

We provide research counsel for those who want to push development boundaries and accelerate impact. We’ll help you tackle the following issues:

Strategy and Communications


Bring a compellingstory to lifethrough data

What change do you want to make in the world? Let’s work together to ensure that the right evidence is in place to tell your story. Show the world how you’re testing your assumptions, basing decisions on evidence, and demonstrating impact.

  • Evidence to influence funding, policy, and program design
  • Research that raises the bar in best practice and supports internal strategy
  • Technical communications and hard numbers for donors and policymakers
  • Multi-media and creative storytelling
  • Group facilitation for arriving at critical decisions
  • Common metrics to harmonize your work
  • Compelling storytelling backed by data
  • Group facilitation for arriving at critical decisions
  • Common metrics to harmonize your work
  • Compelling storytelling backed by data

Resource Planning


THE RIGHT RESOURCES AND TEAM FOR YOUR NEEDS

We’ll help you work smarter. Whether you’re just starting to build a team or have an established research program, we’ll start by ensuring that the proper measurement plan is in place to support your strategy. Then we’ll identify the team and resources needed to deliver it.

  • Measurement planning linked to strategy
  • Recruitment and team building
  • Translating results into practice

Resource Planning


THE RIGHT RESOURCES AND TEAM FOR YOUR NEEDS

We’ll help you work smarter. Whether you’re just starting to build a team or have an established research program, we’ll start by ensuring that the proper measurement plan is in place to support your strategy. Then we’ll identify the team and resources needed to deliver it.

  • Measurement planning linked to strategy
  • Recruitment and team building
  • Translating results into practice

Occurs before a program is designed and implemented, or while a program is being conducted. It helps us define a problem and understand target populations.

Looks at trends in behavior and triggers that can increase the effectiveness of a product, service, or program for the consumer.

Assesses the changes that can be attributed to a particular project, program, or policy.

Examines the benefit of different delivery mechanisms (e.g., primary healthcare) as well as the contributions of different actors for strengthening a health market (e.g., total market approaches).

We identify existing or new measures that can be used across an organization or sector to support decision-making and demonstrate impact.

Where we work


Making a difference around the world

Change is our drive. We support organizations in several countries, working on a wide array of development issues, from global health, to adolescent girls’ rights, sexual abuse prevention, and many more.

BotswanaBurkina FasoCameroonDemocratic Republic of Congo EthiopiaGhanaKenyaMalawiMozambique

NigeriaRwandaSouth AfricaSwazilandTanzaniaUgandaZambiaZimbabwe

BangladeshJordanSyria

London, UKWilton Park, UK

Baltimore, MDBerkeley, CABoston, MACharleston, SCColumbus, NCDurham, NCNew York, NYOakland, CAPhiladelphia, PAWashington, DC