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Listening to Those Who Matter Most, the Beneficiaries

by Fay Twersky; Phil Buchanan; Valerie Threlfall

Jan 1, 2013

The views and experiences of the people who benefit from social programs are often overlooked and under appreciated, even though they are an invaluable source of insight into a program's effectiveness. This paper concentrates on why beneficiaries in development assistance should be the first point of call in seeking advise and in measurement of impacts.