The community, particularly intended beneficiaries of an intervention, can undertake an evaluation or contribute to a combined team.
Many participatory options involve community members undertaking data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting.
It is important to be clear about when community involvement will add to the validity and credibility of an evaluation and when it will be seen to decrease it.
- Community Scorecard Approach for Performance Assessment - ProNet North's Experience - The WaterAid Ghana Briefing Paper, written by Emmanuel Addai, outlines ProNet North’s experience of assessing performance using the Community Scorecard Approach
- Community Scorecard Process Guide - This 32 slide powerpoint presentation, developed by the Participation and Civic Engagement Group, Social Development Department, of the World Bank introduces the concept and methodology of the community scorecard process.
- Community Score Card Process - A Short Note on the General Methodology for Implementation - This guide defines the Community Score Card Process and details its four components.