Technical Assistance

Technical assistance is available to organisations requiring support for:

  • Strategic planning: development of sectoral guidelines, strategic planning processes and business planning.
  • Review of projects: technical and procedural review prior to submission of projects to potential, to enhance compliance with funding criteria.
  • Institutional strengthening: development of policies and procedures to increase organisational effectiveness, efficiency and accountability.
  • Evaluations: According to DAC (Development Assistance Committee), an evaluation is an assessment, as systematic and objective as possible, of an on-going or completed project.  An evaluation should provide credible and useful information, enabling the integration of lessons learned in the decision making mechanisms of recipients and donors. The classic evaluation criteria are:
  • Relevance
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Impact
  • and Viability / Sustainability
  • Other additional criteria which may be included are Coherence, Coordination, Coverage, Visibility, Transparency, Humanitarian Space and Protection.
  • Research and studies: In specific aspects of humanitarian action
  • Web design and corporate image

Bespoke training

  • Design of training plans: Identifying the training requirements of the organization and implementing the training plans.
  • Design of training material.
  • On-site courses arranged at the organization’s convenience.

Own virtual classroom

To organize training in the most independent way:

  • E-learning adaptation of materials provided by the organization
  • Hosting and management of virtual courses
  • Maintenance of virtual classrooms

Bank of Humanitarian Concerns and Needs

The Bank of Needs of Humanitarian Studies is a space in which humanitarian organizations and aid workers can request the development of specific researches to be carried out by HASC – Kalu’s Students.

Organizations or individuals may participate in the development of studies applicable to humanitarian action. There are many formats in which we work:

  • Experts documents or guidelines
  • Training Material
  • Articles
  • Manuals to put together knowledge form several papers
  • Software applications
  • Videos, Podcasts or audiovisual material
  • Web pages or blogs on a specific aspect of cooperation

It is very easy. You only have to:

  1. Write an emai including:

    1. A brief CV of the person requesting the study or the person in the NGO who will follow up the study.
    2. A brief Terms of Reference using this form
  2. Choose the investigator in the study involving students from Kaloo has preselected.
  3. Provide support to the development of the study.

These studies are done on free of charge on a voluntary basis, unless the work involves travel or expenses to be reimbursed.

The Bank of Needs of Humanitarian Studies is an initiative of the Institute of Humanitarian Studies.

Intranets and Web Design

Development and maintenance of intranets, websites, blogs and debate forums for NGOs.

MINKA, the Intranet for NGOs

Minka is an intranet designed to meet the particular requirements of an NGO and can be used for:

  • Collaborative project management
  • Assessed and tutored internal training courses
  • Management and access to internal documents
  • Management of internal procedures: Human Resources, Logistics, Security…
  • Communications: Chat, video mail, virtual meetings and conferences
  • Updated news on disasters, courses, job vacancies, news headlines…
  • Geo-referenced system of global disasters
  • Grants search engine
  • Management of shared diaries

Additional functions can be added on request.

Also available in: French Spanish