Khulisa’s history begins in 1993 as the end of apartheid in South Africa. Here are a few milestones on our journey.

 

Khulisa Timeline

2019

Scaling Up Nutrition Learning & Evaluation in Zambia

Scaling Up Nutrition Learning & Evaluation in Zambia

Khulisa was awarded the five-year Scaling Up Nutrition Learning and Evaluation (SUN LE) project from USAID Zambia.

Khulisa partners with Decipher Data

Khulisa partners with Decipher Data

Khulisa Management Services has partnered with Mr. Wade Harker, previously a senior associate at Khulisa, and now Managing Director of Decipher Data.

Khulisa’s first M&E course

Khulisa’s first M&E course

In March 2019, Khulisa welcomed the first intake of its inaugural M&E course. The course content focuses on building strong organizational M&E skills and frameworks to promote data driven decision making, accountability, efficiency, effectiveness and learning.

Khulisa at AfrEA

Khulisa at AfrEA

In March, Khulisa participated at the 9th AfrEA Conference in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. Read more about our participation at the event on our blog

2018

Khulisa Celebrates 25 years of Accurately Measuring Progress

“25 years ago today, Peter Capozza and I embarked on the Khulisa adventure. I am thrilled that Khulisa continues to grow and develop based on our fabulous colleagues both past and present. I look forward to the next 25 years!” – Jennifer Bisgard

Khulisa turns 25

Khulisa turns 25

Khulisa celebrates 25 years of accurately measuring progress.

Literacy program impact evaluation report published

Literacy program impact evaluation report published

Khulisa conducted an Impact Evaluation of the USAID-funded “Strengthening Teaching of Early Language and Literacy in Grade R” (Stellar) program as integrated into the Grade R Emergent Literacy (ELIT) intervention in the Western Cape Province of South Africa

Evaluation Failures

Evaluation Failures

Khulisa’s Jennifer Bisgard and Mary Pat Selvaggio contributed a chapter to Evaluation Failures: 22 Tales of Mistakes Made & Lessons Learned.

2017

#EvalTuesdayTip

#EvalTuesdayTip

Khulisa embarked on regular #EvalTuesdayTip giving our network an opportunity to see what techniques we are using in our evaluations and other assignments every Tuesday.

Khulisa presents at EvalCafe

Khulisa presents at EvalCafe

Khulisa Director, Jennifer Bisgard, presented on the EvalAgenda and the 8th AfrEA Conference at SAMEA EvalCafe on April 10, 2017.

AfrEA 2017

AfrEA 2017

Khulisa contributes to 8th AfrEA International Conference in Kampala.

2015

The International Year of Evaluation

The International Year of Evaluation

Khulisa participates in 2015 as the International Year of Evaluation, and the formulation of EvalVision 2020

2014

Khulisa celebrates 21 Years in the M&E Industry in Africa

Khulisa celebrates 21 Years in the M&E Industry in Africa

21 Years of Accurately Measuring Progress

7th AfrEA Conference in Cameroon

7th AfrEA Conference in Cameroon

Khulisa participates in the 7th AfrEA Conference in Cameroon

SA Government adopts Khulisa findings in major nutrition project

SA Government adopts Khulisa findings in major nutrition project

Diagnostic/Implementation Evaluation of Nutrition Interventions for Children from Conception to Age 5    

2013

SA Department of Science & Technology uses Khulisa web-based reporting software

SA Department of Science & Technology uses Khulisa web-based reporting software

SA Department of Science & Technology: Partnership Information Management System (PIMS)

2012

Khulisa’s work leads to improved practices in Ghanaian clinics

Khulisa’s work leads to improved practices in Ghanaian clinics

Khulisa’s work leads to improved practices in Ghanaian clinics

Farmer Voice Radio

Farmer Voice Radio

Khulisa takes over Farmer Voice Radio, a successful M&E implementation case study

2011

2011

2011

Khulisa’s work improves tracking of children at risk

2010

Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana child labour

Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana child labour

Khulisa testifies to US, EU and international bodies on Cote D’Ivoire and Ghana child labour

2009

2009

2009

Khulisa appointed SA Department of Basic Education Official Data Quality Auditor

2006

Khulisa conference on child labour prevention in five countries

Khulisa conference on child labour prevention in five countries

Reducing Exploitive Child Labour in Southern Africa (RECLISA)

2006

100+ HIV organisations enter data using Khulisa online reporting software

2005

Khulisa evaluation results in Tokyo Prize for Takalani Sesame

Khulisa evaluation results in Tokyo Prize for Takalani Sesame

Impact Assessment of Takalani Sesame Season II Programme.

2004

2004

Khulisa standardises millions of education data points

2003

2003

Clinics graded using adolescent-friendly indicators

2001

Khulisa Management Services Inc. founded

Khulisa Management Services Inc. founded

2001

2001

Khulisa completes first evaluation project in Africa for SADC

Khulisa research influences Early Childhood Development White Paper 5

Khulisa research influences Early Childhood Development White Paper 5

Education White Paper 5 on Early Childhood Education – Meeting the challenge of Early Childhood Development in South Africa

1997

Khulisa conducts Early Grade Reading Assessments for the DoE

Khulisa conducts Early Grade Reading Assessments for the DoE

The purpose of the research studies was to provide information to the South African Minister of Education in order to finalise ECD policy.

Khulisa

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