Evaluation Consultancy: Mental Health in Kenya

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Organization: Comic Relief
Closing date: 1 Dec 2022

Comic Relief is seeking a consultant/team to conduct the final evaluation of the Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Kenyaprogramme that is co-funded with the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The aims of the programme are to a) increase access to quality mental health services, b) reduce stigma and discrimination related to mental ill-health, and to c) strengthen the capacity of organisations and networks working in this sector in Kenya. The consultant(s) are asked to evaluate the effectiveness of the programme in achieving these aims and corresponding outcomes, as well as Comic Relief’s own grant making and grant management. We particularly welcome applications from consultants with previous working experience in Kenya. The evaluation’s objectives are to:

  • Assess the programme’s outcomes and its impact on mental health at the policy, institutional and field level.
  • Build evidence around ‘what works’ and ‘how’; that is, what are the conditions that can foster effective and active engagement of communities, health care providers, and government bodies.
  • Formulate recommendations to inform future programmingin mental health in Kenya, and in Comic Relief’s grantmaking and grant management practices.

We expect to appoint the successful tenderers by late December 2022, with commencement of work to start in earlier January 2023. The maximum budget available is £48,000 excluding VAT (if applicable) to cover all fees and expenses. Applications must be submitted by 17:00pm UK time on Thursday 1stDecember 2022. More information can be found in the evaluation TORs here.

How to apply

Tenders must be submitted by 17.00 (UK time) on Thursday 1st December 2022 to e.frobisher@comicrelief.com with the subject “Application – Final Evaluation – Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Kenya”. Any applications received after this time will not be considered. If you have any queries in relation to your submission or to any requirements of this tender, please e-mail c.philpott@comicrelief.com.



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