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Learning for Gender Integration Evaluation

From December 2016 to February 2017, Lutheran World Relief, Cultural Practice, LLC (CP) and several peer agencies evaluated the Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) projects in India, Uganda, and Nicaragua using a combination of two participatory, qualitative methodologies, Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice, to capture nuanced changes in food security and gender inequalities. Staff from Mercy Corps, Project Concern International (PCI), ACDI/VOCA, and Episcopal Relief and Development contributed to the ‘learning’ aspect of LGI, participating on the evaluation teams, sharing their knowledge throughout the process, and bringing the experience back to their home organizations for further dissemination.


Lutheran World Relief and Cultural Practice, LLC invite you to celebrate the culmination of over five years of LGI programming with us and attend a series of free events highlighting the LGI evaluation process and results.

LGI Evaluation Soirée
April 6, 2017 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Busboys and Poets (2021 14th St, NW, Washington, DC 20009)

Enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and mingling with fellow development professionals while discussing how far our field has come and how far we still have to go in fully integrating gender into our work. Throughout the evening, LWR and CP will showcase photo-stories from LGI participants as well as the evaluation findings and evaluation team reflections.

LGI Evaluation Methodology Workshop
April 13 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Lutheran World Relief (700 Light St, Baltimore, MD 21230)

For practitioners interested in the combined Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice evaluation methodology, CP will detail their process (from implementation logistics to combined analysis) and experiences during the LGI evaluation. Workshop participants will also be introduced to a facilitation guide they can use to replicate this methodology in their own work. Space is limited. 

LGI Evaluation Methodology Webinar
April 20 | 9:30 – 11:00 AM
Webinar access details will be emailed to registrants closer to the date

This online webinar will briefly introduce the combined Most Significant Change and PhotoVoice methodology facilitation guide.


Related Resources

To learn more about LGI and LWR’s gender integration work, visit
For event-related inquires, email Andrea Greise at

These events and publications are made possible by a grant from The Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) Program. The TOPS Small Grants Program Improvement Award (PIA) is made possible by the generous support and contribution of the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The contents of the materials produced through the PIAs do not necessarily reflect the views of TOPS, USAID, or the U.S. Government.