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In research, humanitarian aid and developing aid impact will sustainable increase when synergy, integration, and alignment of the various stakeholders is optimised.
The mission of Trimpact, a social enterprise, is to increase synergy and alignment of the various activities of state and non-state actors in the realization of integrated and sustainable development plans in developing countries.
Trimpact provides a cloud based synergy and alignment tool, that captures development, research and humanitarian aid projects and interactions with enterprises, lessons learned and development plans. Secondly, we offer related services to the various actors to increase triple impact: People, Planet, and Prosperity.
For that purpose we created the Ufahamu (Insights in Swahili) approach based on an online platform that can contribute to the realisation of different development plans (e.g. national plans and SDGs). When using the interactive, multidisciplinary and multilevel Development Synergy and Alignment Tool (DevSAT®), together with a state-of-the-art database and an interactive Theory of Change, the outputs and impact of the activities of the various stakeholders will increase.
The process of creating synergy and alignment may also initiate changes of current roles and responsibilities of organizations, also know as organizational innovation. This will also contribute to more effectively working together and consequently will further boost the combined impact of their activities.
Mapping existing projects with relevant information for various stakeholders
Identification of options for collaboration
Design of impact oriented projects building on what is done already
The Ufahamu approach enables you to better design projects and define additional collaborative activities that accelerates and enhances ongoing projects. Consequently, the impact will increase at reduced costs.
CHANGING THE SCENERY
Work in research and humanitarian and development aid is very often a challenging business because for getting impact one depends to a large extent on other stakeholders.
It is our experience before joining Trimpact that we did not knew who was working in the same area. When we did found out, it was too late to start a collaboration, and consequently, two projects carried out more or less the same baseline in the same area with associated doubling of efforts and waste of funds that could have been spent otherwise to get impact.
Does this sounds familiar, do you recognize yourself in such a situation?
Next phase of research and development cooperation
With funds for research and development cooperation under pressure, new ways are needed to get the required impact with these funds.
We know it can be done …
in synergy and alignment.
Taking stock of lessons learnt
Gap analysis of plans and activities