The Quick 1-2-3 Method
So, maybe you do not have the resources to commission an independent evaluation. Perhaps you do not yet have the time or expertise to engage in the Full 1-2-3 Method.
Even so, you (as an organisation, an association, a social enterprise or a volunteer) want to know how your work is progressing. You want to make sure that it is not doing any harm. You are looking to identify any positive changes it has made (these can help in your requests for future funding). You are also keen to uncover areas which are not going well as there may still be time to correct these.
If so, then the Quick 1-2-3 Method is a good option for you. It is a rapid and relatively simple method of appraisal for NGOs, volunteer organisations and individual volunteers/ charity workers.
This section covers two approaches: