Impact indicators

Used to measure the long-term effects, or end results, of a project or programme (15)


Long-term effects and consequences of proejct or programme outcomes (15)


Process of incorporating the needs of all vulnerable groups within, and not separate from, society as a whole (1)


Something that can be seen, measured or counted and provides evidence of progress towards a target (15)


Any action taken to improve a situation

Key stakeholder

A person or group of people with significant influence over, or who will be significantly affected by, a project (4)

Liquid wastes

Any waste in liquid or semi-solid form including human excreta (both faeces and urine), industrial wastewaters, and other forms of waste from water-using activities in homes and institutions (2)


Advocacy at government level (12)


Abbreviation for logical framework; a tool used in project design and m&e that consists of a matrix linking planned activities with expected outputs, outcomes and impacts (15)

Marginalised people

People on the edges (margins) of society who are treated as insignificant or not important (4)


Systematic, purposeful observation and timely data collection that checks if programme activities are being implemented as planned (15)


Collaborative body or group of people that involves many participants from many organisations (12)

One-to-five (1-5) network

A group of one model family and five other households within the health development army (7)

Open defecation

The practice of defecating (excreting faeces) in the open and not in a latrine (2)

Outcome indicators

Used to measure the outcomes that a programme hopes to achieve (15)


Effects of a programme or project outputs, usually in the short to medium-term (15)

Output indicators

Used to measure the extent to which activities have actually been implemented and produced the planned outputs (15)


Things produced or objectives achieved by a project or programme (15)

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