Project Description: VTT has completed the monitoring and assessment exercise for Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) under the Budget Support Monitoring Program (BSM). In the financial year 2007-08, the sharp rise in oil prices and primary products in the international and domestic market resulted in double-digit inflation, which almost halved the people’s purchasing power.
USAID engaged VTT to assess whether allocated resources have been judicially utilized for assisting the beneficiaries in poverty alleviation and social uplift. VTT:
According to the terms of reference between USAID & GOP, the team devised a mutually agreed third-party monitoring mechanism.
The team prepared a comprehensive monitoring framework, a well-integrated assessment/verification methodology, study instruments, and the targeted beneficiaries’ sampling plan.
Trained survey teams & conducted pilot testing, debriefing, and instrument finalization.
Field data collected at H.H. level
Performed Data validation and entry
Conducted data analysis and reporting.