JLI Senior Research Associate, Jennifer Philippa Eggert organized a panel discussion in AidEx Nairobi webinar series on 15 September 2021.

The series had a wider focus on East Africa, and the theme was: ‘The impact of COVID-19 on East Africa, the need for better healthcare systems, lessons learnt and building future resilience’.  As part of the series, JLI co-organized the following webinar on MEAL and faith.

View the playback of the session here

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL) and Faith: Beyond Western Approaches

What are good practices and lessons learned when doing Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, Learning (MEAL) in partnerships with/as local faith actors? What are some of the challenges and opportunities in this area? Is there space for fair, equitable and local approaches, including those that go beyond formalised Western frameworks?


  • MODERATOR: Reverand Cyprian Yobera, Founder, The Kanzi Kibera Friends and Kanzi Kenya Foundation
  • Daryn Joy O.Go, Research Associate, International Care Ministries (ICM)
  • Nobuyuki Asai, Director for Sustainable Development and Humanitatian Affairs, Soka Gakkai International (SGI)
  • Dr. Daniel Muvengi, Regional Director, Faith and Development for the Eastern Africa Region, World Vision International

View the full webinar series here