Creative Consulting & Development Works

We are a research, evaluation and communications consultancy, servicing nonprofits, governments and donors with innovative solutions within the development context.

Project: Strategic Review Research Workshop

Client: The Department of Transport and Public Works
Duration: March 2010- 21 April 2010

The Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), Department of Transport and Public Works (DTPW), Provincial Government of the Western Cape commissioned CC&DW to conduct research to analyse case studies of best practice EPWPs locally and internationally.

Project Name:   Strategic Review Workshop

Client:  The Department of Transport and Public Works

Project Duration: March 2010- 21 April 2010

Sector:  Government, Transport, Economy, Youth Development, Poverty, Communications

Service provided: Research

Project Deliverables:

–          CC&DW collaborated and consulted with the DTPW in exploratory meetings and throughout the duration of the project.

–          Desktop research was conducted in order to develop an understanding of EPWP in South Africa, and in developed, developing, as well as African countries.

–          Reports and presentations were made of the findings and outcomes of the workshop were made

Our Approach:

CC&DW implemented qualitative data collection strategies, gathering information through desk top review and conducted a workshop (focus group)


The participants of the workshop raised various discussion points and suggestions. Various concerns and suggestions raised during the discussion were grouped into a few points and presented to the client for their consideration, they are the following: project design, type of EPWP projects, partnerships, targeting beneficiaries, training, stipends and finally communication and reporting.