About Us

 

1. Introduction

Tathyashodh Development Consultants (TDC) is a private limited company established in Feb 2017 in India. It specializes in application of Data Sciences to International Development and is engaged insupporting INGOs, UN and other development organisation for the following:

  • Designing Strategic Plans at regional, national and programme level
  • Setting up monitoring, evaluation and learning systems across all stakeholders
  • Data collection, analysis and visualization (including real-time online dashboards)
  • Designing and leading research in International Development
  • Baseline, mid-term and end-term programme research and evaluations including for multi-country, multi-stakeholder programmes
  • Customised trainings and facilitated workshops on Strategic Planning, Proposal Writing, Monitoring systems, Evaluation methods, Policy Advocacy, Gender and Development, Human Rights Based Programming, etc.

We operate from India. Until 2017, staff of TDC has worked in 28 countries with several INGOs, UN agencies, local CSOs and other organisations. The countries covered have been

2. Our mission

To strengthen organizations in International Development to have strong Monitoring and Evaluation systems; to collect and use data and evidence about development interventions and to learn from the same so that Development can become more sensitive and effective.

3. Our vision

Disadvantaged people’s Human Rights everywhere are protected through evidence-based Development

Our values

Professionalism in all that we do

Sensitivity to our clients and to communities for whom the clients work

Ensuring that the latest advances in theory and technology are available to our clients

Sectors we work in

  • Non-profit development sector

Our team has over 32 years of experience of working with the United Nations – UNDP, UN Women, ILO, UNICEF, IFAD; Donors- Sida, DFID; International NGOs such as Oxfam (in 25 countries), Plan International, WWF and numerous regional, national and community-based NGOs and Advocacy organizations.

  • Corporate sector

We have mainly worked for CSR-funded projects such as Intel Foundation.

  • Government sector

Experience of working with Government of India, Government of Uttarakhand (India) and Ministry of Education, El Salvador.

  • Autonomous institutions

Asia Indigenous People’s Pact, Thailand; Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development, India; Gujarat Energy Development Agency, India, National Council for Applied Economic Research, India; and many others

 6. Services we offer

Specialized Services– TDC provides support to INGOs, UN and other development actors for

  • Design and implementation of lean, effective, visual Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) systems
  • Specialized support for real-time data collection, inferential analysis and visualization (data services)
  • Evaluations of global, regional and national programs
  • Leading Strategic Planning (SP) Processes
  • Leading Learning and Reflection Events
  • Fund Raising
  • Trainings, Capacity Building and Hand-holding Processes
  • Data Collection (surveys, monitoring and evaluation, systems, etc.) and analysis and creating interactive dashboards using R notebook, Power BI, Google App-sheets, Google Analytics and many more.

Prime Trainings –TDC staff are known for their experience in designing and running fun, experiential and game-based training modules on the following subjects:

  • Proposal Writing
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning concepts and tools
  • Mobile and Tablet based data collection and analysis
  • Gender
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Knowledge Management concepts and tools
  • Community mobilisation
  • Mountain Development – frameworks and technologies
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Gender-based violence and women’s empowerment,
  • Micro-hydro power
  • Human Rights Based Programme

Research –TDC conducts research on:

  • Knowledge Management on Water & Environment
  • Program M & E
  • Natural Resource Management practice and policy
  • Livelihoods
  • Natural Resources Policy
  • Gender Based Violence
  • Renewable Energy & Rural Technology

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