EASTERN EUROPE: TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANT/S TO CONDUCT EXTERNAL FINAL EVALUATION OF “COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES” EASTERN EUROPEAN REGIONAL PROJECT

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children. Its vision is a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Its mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

Save the Children is announcing the recruitment of an individual(s) or a company (hereinafter referred as “the Consultant”) external to Save the Children to perform a final evaluation of Eastern European Regional Project “Community Based Services for Children with Disabilities”. The offer is open to all qualified evaluators world-wide.

The overall objective of the evaluation is to assess and present results (output, outcome), conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations.

This document provides Terms of Reference for the final evaluation; project background, intended methodology and timeframes for its implementation are provided in the sections that follow.

Save the Children launched this regional project in January 2016 aiming to address systemic gaps by establishing 10 high-quality childcare centers in 5 countries in Eastern Europe (Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina). The centers intend to provide opportunities for rehabilitation and integration of up to 1,500 children with disabilities and their families, through early detection, individual rehabilitation, and holistic guidance and support services for family members.

There are three main components of the project: 1) Provision of direct services for children with disabilities, 2) Supporting families of children with disabilities so that they can advocate for their children, and 3) Increase capacity of relevant government authorities. Save the Children established sustainable, context- and needs-based services for children with disabilities, strengthened families and empowered state authorities and local NGO actors to deliver, sustain and replicate these services beyond the project life. 

To know more, Attached documents are: 

  • Terms of Reference with final submission date (deadline) on 9th of September.
  • Annex 1, 2 ,3 (detailed in the TORs)
  • Consent form to be signed and attached to application
  • Save the Children Policies