Formative Evaluation of the Gauteng Young Women Development Programme


The Office of the Premier (OoP) commissioned Unleash Potential (UPU)to conduct a Formative Evaluation of the Young Women Development Programme (YWDP) covering the following aspects :
Programme description including documenting the theory of change underpinning the programme; Establishing a baseline for current programme delivery; Assessing the adequacy of programme resourcing in terms of financial human and technological provisioning; Assessing programme management arrangements, tools that have been put in place as well as adequacy thereof; Identifying risks and opportunities for the programme; Identifying unintended consequences both positive and negative; Documenting what has been achieved; Establishing the whether the YWDP is being delivered in an efficient manner( programme efficiency); Determining whether the YWDP pilot is achieving what it was set up to achieve; by identifying key results achieved thus far and reconstructing the Theory of Change that underpinned the delivery of the pilot phase of the YWDP and recommending desirable programme improvements.


Evaluation Number:
Report Approval:
Saturday, 30 May 2015
Friday, 20 April 2018
Initiated By:
Gauteng Office of the Premier
Undertaken By:
Unleash Potential Unlimited
Evaluation Period:
September 2014 - May 2015
Evaluation Area:
Social development, social security & assistance
National Outcome:
National Outcome 4: Decent employment through inclusive economic growth.
National Outcome 14: Nation building and social cohesion.
Commissioned By:
Evaluation Type:
Evaluation Subject:
Geographic Scope:

Evaluation Documents

File Name
QA Gauteng Young Women Development Programme.pdf
Report Formative Evaluation of YWDP of Gauteng.pdf

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