Thursday, August 13th, 2015...9:55 am
DPMI Plus Fellow Mia Schmid works to improve water security in India
Mia Schmid believes that “monitoring and evaluation of social development projects needs a radical reorientation to locate community organizations at the helm of the learning process.”
Mia is currently on her DPMI Plus assignment, a semester long immersive learning opportunity for graduate students at the Middlebury Institute, working in 120 degree heat in Jodhpur, India. Her first project involves launching a new initiative focused on water security within 6 villages in the Thar desert.
Schmid will also document program strategies related to women’s self help groups and vocational training programs, develop a field reporting tool, and implement a monitoring and evaluation plan for a new pilot program. Learn more about her experience on her blog>>>.