Covid made us go remote—it was a blessing in disguise

Adaptation of coaching to remote delivery in rural Malawi Client: Venture 37 Location: Malawi Background An in-person cooperative coaching program by Ventures37 (as part of the Cooperative Development Program) faced the Covid-19 challenge of putting in-person contact on hold. Yet, in rural Malawi without reliable internet and low tech literacy, the American reflexive reach for…

OneVillage Partners, Pictorial tools for a women’s household and business finance curriculum

Nurturing Opportunities for Women (NOW) Client: OneVillage Partners Location: Sierra Leone A women’s self-determination program sought a curriculum using financial literacy to address gender dynamics, household stability and women’s entrepreneurship—specifically for remote, rural women with little literacy who are often marginalized and isolated. Founder Katrina Mitchell guided the curriculum content, sequencing, and facilitation. Picture Impact…

Learn & Adapt

Learn & Adapt It is the building and using of intentional systems, operations and practices for the distinct purposes of learning and adapting. This is growing in importance as the rate of change increases in our world and recognition comes that so much of human development lives in the space of complexity—learning and adapting are…

Design & Make

Design & Make It is creating something new in service of people using their whole capabilities. Designing and making are wide ranging inclusive of things from scratch, adaptations or re-creations. Our most common requests are addressing aspects of, challenges within, or support to: Program, project, or initiative materials—curriculum, social behavior change communication, manuals, etc. Procedures,…

Frame & Clarify

Frame & Clarify It is making meaning of your current position, what is known, and what is happening—generally for a particular purpose. This can look like data analysis and synthesis to surface: lessons learned; behavioral, audience, or market insights; opportunities for change; or recommendations. It can also be a process of framing, testing, and visualizing…

Listen & Explore

Listen & Explore It is a practice of observation, description and curious questions that lead us to a clear picture of what is true right now. Digging deeper we look for the drivers, motivations, norms and interconnected systems contributing to the landscape in which we find ourselves. We strive to make visible the often unseen…

4Children, HIV-Sensitive community case management tools

Community case management guide and priority tools support Client: 4Children Location: Mozambique The challenge Picture Impact developed a suite of case management tools for both a global package based on the 4Children Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and a customized version for the Mozambique OVC program. What we did Each package included the tools community-based workers…

Hope and Homes for Children, Highlighting family preservation case studies

Whole Children, Whole Haiti, case studies highlighting family preservation in Haiti Client: Hope and Homes for Children with Bethany Global Location: Haiti Picture Impact conducted exploratory research seeking positive case studies of family preservation and family-based care work to lift up in a public-facing publication used for advocacy and mobilization of those working on behalf…