Thematic areas of work

Lensthru is a research and social development agency that delivers integrated multidimensional professional services on three thematic areas namely, research and evaluation, programme design and management and professional support.

Research and evaluation

  • multi-sectoral and specific social research
  • educational research
  • undertake community needs assessment
  • stakeholders analysis
  • organisation capacity assessment
  • programme evaluation
  • social policy analysis
  • participatory research
  • programme impact assessment
  • staff training needs assessment
  • job evaluation
  • stakeholder’s satisfaction analysis
  • strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) analysis
  • analyse existence and effectiveness of small Christian communities

Programme design and management

  • develop vision, mission and objectives
  • develop output and outcome indicators
  • develop monitoring & evaluation framework
  • develop strategic, and functional plans
  • guidance and support 0n budget and work plan preparations
  • designing programme reporting frameworks
  • formulating programme’s policies (constitutions, human and financial resources, child protection, volunteers, boards, programme practice manual)
  • design job analysis, specifications and descriptions
  • develop accounting infrastructure

Professional Support

  • review vision, mission and objectives
  • staff training and capacity building
  • facilitate organisation development process and capacity strengthening
  • staff and stakeholders training in strategic planning
  • facilitate stakeholder’s feedback sessions
  • professional support to funding partners and grants management
  • train social and youth workers on street children & participatory action research with children
  • facilitate professional staff recruitment processes
  • develop tailor-made training handbooks
  • train diocesan trainers & leaders on small Christian communities
  • registration processes and legal support