Analyze Endline Survey Data for Agri-Nutrition Project and Document the Findings Consultancy Opportunity in Kenya

Peace Winds Japan 

Terms of reference for Consultancy to analyze endline survey data for Agri-Nutrition project and document the findings.

1. Background

Peace Winds is a Japanese Non-Governmental Organization established in 1996. Peace Winds has been providing humanitarian and development assistance for people affected by forced displacement and natural disasters in more than 20 countries in the world. Peace Winds launched its mission in Kenya in 2012 and has been implementing projects funded by UN agencies and the government of Japan. PWJ works in Turkana, West Pokot, and Garissa Counties where we implement projects on livelihoods (food security, and skills development for women and youth empowerment), WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene), shelter and infrastructure, and supply chain management.

Peace Winds is currently implementing a project that seeks to improve the household's nutrient intake by supporting establishment of the household's kitchen gardens in Kakuma camp. The project seeks to Increase refugees’ participation in climate-smart kitchen gardening in order to access a variety of green vegetables and Improve on their nutrition through utilization of nutrient-dense vegetable varieties.

To determine the impact drawn from the project at beneficiary level, understand its relevance, sustainability, effectiveness and efficiency of the project interventions, Peace Winds will be conducting project endline survey in December, 2023. The endline survey will be conducted with a statistically representative sample size drawn from the target population in all the zones of Kakuma 2 and Kakuma 3 camps. Peace Winds therefore is seeking to engage a consultant to document the endline survey findings and submit a final report which will help in assessing project’s accomplishments and effectiveness.

2. Objective of the assignment

The consultancy task is to analyze endline data and document the findings in a comprehensive report. The consultant shall provide raw data, analyzed data in table formats, and the final report. The analyst should understand the desired goal of the project driving the findings towards it. The objectives of the project is driven under:

Objective 1:

  • To equip the beneficiaries with knowledge and skills on climate-smart farming (Zai pits and DPM multi-storey gardening) to access a variety of green vegetables.

Objective 2:

  • To equip the beneficiaries with knowledge and skills on dietary diversity and nutrition improvement to meet their nutrition needs.

Scope of the work

  • Develop a data entry program using software (preferably R or STATA) that can check for ranges and consistency of data and generate reports indicating missing data, data outside of the accepted ranges, inconsistent answers, and the response rate.
  • Conduct data cleaning, data verification and coding/development of themes for open-ended questions
  • Analyze the data from the endline survey and document the findings in a report submitted to Peace Winds. (Conduct exploratory data analysis (for example, frequencies, percentage tabulations, and cross tabulations) of key survey variables and their correlates and produce a statistical abstract of the data)
  • Provide reproducible codes with comments written in R or STATA that can be re-run for verification purposes. The codes are to be shared once the analysis is complete and done halfway the contracted timeline.
  • Give recommendations based on the findings of the endline survey

3. Deliverables

  • Deliverable 1: Reproducible codes with comments written in R or STATA
  • Deliverable 2: Endline survey analyzed data in word readable format (The graphics should entail right scaling and informative graphic headings. Note:(Poorly located and labeled axes, insufficient use of color, shape and size that can obscure the relationship in data or make the data hard to read and interpret should be avoided)
  • Deliverable 3: Analyzed data on food security indicators which include:

Household Dietary Diversity Score (HDDS), Food Consumption Score (FCS) and Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women (MDD-W)

Note:(The 3 deliverables shall be incorporated into the statistical analysis abstract and shared as one document annexing the Deliverable 1 with the procedure on calculating deliverables 3)

  • Deliverable 3: Endline survey report in MS word and PDF versions
  • Deliverable 4: Comparison between endline and baseline survey findings at every stage of indicators analysis.

4. Reporting Modalities

The consultant will work with Peace Winds M&E team in Kakuma, with overall guidance of the Community Development Officer and Programmes Officer. The M&E team will work closely with the consultant by:

  • Providing the raw data collected from the survey
  • Validation of the analysis ensuring it meets the standard of Peace Winds.
  • Review of the report done by the Consultant

5. Assignment Duration

The consultant is expected to carry the assignment in 9 working days from 25th December-2nd January, 2023.

6. Qualification, required skills

The consultant to be engaged in this assignment must have;

  • University degree in Nutrition, Statistics, Public Health, Creative Writing, Public Relations, Social Sciences or a related field
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience preferably in consultancy-based assignments involving report writing.
  • Knowledge on statistical software’s and packages preferably R and STATA.
  • Proven experience in report writing demonstrated through at least 2 samples
  • Experience in producing corporate products
  • Previous experience in copy-editing will be an asset
  • Demonstrated track record in preparation of documents, project proposals, evaluation reports.
  • Previous experience in writing quality nutrition survey reports is an added advantage.
  • 3 years of continuous experience in working closely with humanitarian organizations and projects.

7. Competencies

  • Strong research and excellent writing skills in English
  • High proficiency in the use of MS Word, R, STATA and Excel applications
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate and work with diverse people

8. Application process

Interested and qualified candidates (preferably individuals) should submit their applications which should include the following:

  1. A one-paged cover letter.
  2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Technical proposal for implementing the assignment.
  4. Financial proposal for implementing the assignment.

How to apply

Qualified candidates are requested to email their applications to email address: to reach us on or before 5.00 P.M on Friday 22 December 2023.