Number of targeted <livelihoods support service initiatives (specify), markets> provided or strengthened (specify if necessary) through program intervention.



Result level: 




Change in number of livelihoods support service initiatives and/or markets available and/or strengthened

livelihoods support services are all kind of services that allow improve livelihoods activities and their productivity. This indicator measures the availability or strengthening of these services :
- Includes the support to markets/traders (formal or informal)
- Includes the support to credit and other financial services initiatives (insurances, microcredits)
- Includes the support to technical services such as trainings (public extensionist /extension workers), or other productive services (e.g. veterinary services, etc.)
- Includes the support to all kind of formal and informal livelihoods support services

Disaggregated by: 

Geography/Livelihoods zone;
Gender, age, disabilities, chronic diseases (of the support service holder) and any other relevant criteria, such as urban/rural, religious, ethnic or political identities;
Period to achieve the objective;

Direction of change: 


Data source: 

Both secondary and primary data collection can be used according to context.
- Baseline/Endline. If multiyear programme consider also a mid-term evaluation.
- Secondary data. Reliable/relevant sources from other actors, clusters or government (e.g. assessment information, reference to a normal situation).

Unit of Measurement: livelihoods support service, market

Data Collection methods:
Secondary data analysis;
Focus Group Discussions; Key Informant Interviews;
Service availability / coverage assessment in a geographical area.
livelihoods support services' records (Financial institutions records, etc.).

Measurement Guidance: 

Depending on the type of service, the indicator measure:
- the number of services available;
- the change in service coverage (rate de services par targeted population);
- the improvement of the service (e.g. formalized, increase in the number of credits/amount of credits).




At the end of the project X% of targeted extension workers from Dawa region are available to work with communities through program intervention.
X% of supported microfinance institutions (MFI) in Cayes Jacmel district strengthened and showing a positive return on average through program intervention