Creative Consulting & Development Works

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

Portfolio: Facilitation & Training

As a learning organisation, we focus our facilitation and training services on enabling development practitioners and their beneficiaries to access a range of quality educational events, projects and initiatives that help to build capacity in both organisations and the communities they serve.

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Client: SAMEA

Project: The Biorhythm and Lifecycle of Programme Evaluation Workshop

At our recent Biorhythm and Life Cycle of Programme Evaluation workshop, Creative Consulting & Development Works shared expert guidelines and insights for managing evaluations both from perspective of the commissioner and the evaluator. The workshop was held on 6th and 7th October 2016 and focused on developing terms of reference, […]

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“In terms of project planning, it has been very useful. Practical recommendations were given regarding challenges we were facing. We have already begun implementing these changes and can see the difference it makes.”

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Creative Qualitative Data Collection Tools

Client: Creative Consulting & Development Works
Project duration: 10 November 2016

The objective of the workshop is to introduce researchers and M&E practitioners to creative ways for collecting and presenting data. The value of using creative methods spans from enhancing participation (particularly when sensitive issues or vulnerable populations are involved), to facilitating the dissemination of research findings. The workshop is taking […]

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Evaluator Competencies and Professionalization

Client: SAMEA
Project duration: 13 June 2016

On the 13th of June CC&DW, together with SAMEA, co-hosted the Cape Town-based event at Imhoff Sports grounds in Newlands, which  made for a beautiful backdrop to Prof Stevahn sharing her insights on competencies and professionalization within the discipline of evaluation. Prof Stevahn’s seminar could not have been better timed as […]

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Mamelani Projects Strategic Planning

Client: Mamelani Projects
Project duration: February 2007

Mamelani Projects benefited greatly from the technical assistance provided by Creative Consulting & Development Works in February 2007. Mamelani Projects was in its third year of operation and felt it needed a renewed and transformative look at the way in which it operated. This non-profit organisation then contracted Creative Consulting & […]

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Empowerment Evaluation Workshop

Client: SAMEA
Project duration: 21 September 2012

In collaboration with SAMEA, CC&DW facilitated a one day workshop on Empowerment Evaluation. Empowerment Evaluation (EE) is an evaluation approach which was developed in 1993 by Dr David Fetterman. EE is designed to help communities monitor and evaluate their own performance. It can be used in comprehensive community initiative as […]

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Nelson Mandela memorial service in Cape Town, 6 December 2013, © Jenn Warren

Workshop Facilitation – Cultural Diversity Workshop

Client: City of Cape Town
Project duration: 27-29 March 2009

The Arts & Culture Unit of the City of Cape Town contracted Creative Consulting and Development Works (from here on referred to as Development Works) to conduct a Cultural Diversity Training Workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to explore issues of culture and diversity amongst  the participants with respect […]

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PANSA facilitated workshop with stakeholders

Client: Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA)
Project duration: January 2007

The performing arts sector can be used as a vehicle to drive development in South Africa. It is this knowledge that prompted the Performing Arts Network of South Africa for the Western Cape (PANSA-WC) to seek ways to improve the state of the performing arts industry in the Western Cape. […]

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Umsobomvu Life Skills Training

Client: National Youth Service / Umsobomvu Youth Fund
Project duration: January – April 2009

The youth of South Africa are faced with many challenges that often make it difficult to cope and manage in everyday life. Some of these challenges include unemployment, lack of education, inadequate skills, and lack of access to facilities and adequate resources. These challenges often perpetuate a cycle of reoccurring […]

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