Transformando mi futuro (TMF) - Colombia

Program name:

Transformando Mi Futuro (Transforming My Future) – TMF

Country:

Colombia

States:

Atlántico, Risaralda, Valle del Cauca y Meta

Start date:

June, 2016

Fecha finalización:

Febrero 2017

Duration: 

9 months

Pilot?:

No, 2016 implementation is the third cohort

Scale up contemplated?

No, it is not

Component of a larger program?

TMF is part of the Programa de Acompañamiento a la Inversión Adecuada de los Recursos (Program of accompaniment to the Adequate Investment of the resources- PAIAR) of the UARIV

Participating households:

800 households

3185 participants between the three cohorts.

Main Messages

  • It is found that, depending on the employment situation of the participants before and after the implementation of the program, the exercise finds different results after its implementation.

  • For those who were working at the endline survey, the results suggest that the technical trainings helped them to start or strengthen their activities.

  • For those who were not working before the implementation of the program, the results show an increase in the perception of well-being, regardless of whether or not the beneficiaries were working after the intervention.

 

Program Objectives

Increase the social, human and financial productive assets, which seek to offer the accompaniment of victims who have received or will receive their reparation through financial planning, strengthening their productive capacities or using the resources for improving their life projects.

Targeting criteria

Base on area of residence (urban, rural, mixed)?

Mixed

Based on gender?

No

Based on poverty line?

No

Based on another vulnerability?

Identified as victim of the internal armed conflict

Entities

Assessments

Evaluation No. 1

Implementing Institution: Uniandes – CEDE

Type: Process Evaluation

Objective: Evaluate the operation of the project TMF, in the four departments where is implemented, based on a systematic analysis of its operation. Thereby, identify how their processes and activities lead to the achievement of products as defined in the design, and to detect bottlenecks and best practices in processes and activities implementation.

Tools:

  • Review of supporting documentation (technical and financial proposal of TMF (2016), DANE’s statistical data of the population, the Registro Único de Víctimas, Association Agreement No. 1291)
  • Interviews with national level institutions (UARIV, FK)
  • Interviews with field team(regional coordinators and local officers)
  • Survey to field team(regional coordinators and local officers)
  • Interviews with participants (life stories and triads)
Evaluation No. 2

Implementing Institution: Uniandes – CEDE

Type: Results evaluation

Objective:Identify changes in the program participants’ welfare, through socio-economic, attitudinal, financial and social variables, that could be attributed to the program.

Tools:

  • 2-periods longitudinal survey to participants
Implementing institution

The Centro de Estudios sobre Desarrollo Económico (CEDE) is one of the first and main research and consultancy centers on economic and social in Colombia. It is renowned for the quality and innovation of its research, for having a highly qualified professional and teaching team and for its impact on public policy issues in Colombia and the region.

Work Team

Jorge Maldonado

Principal Researcher

Rocío Moreno

Researcher  – Life Stories

Sandra Mendoza

Researcher – EP

Arturo Rodríguez

Researcher – Focus group –  Life Stories

Mathilde Stoehr

Researcher – Focus group

Camila Suárez

Professional in Psychology

Natalia Garzón

Research assistant

Laura Gutiérrez

Research assistant

Vanesa Martínez

Research assistant

Viviana León-Jurado

Researcher and
Case Coordinator