An eye to the future: building skills and attitudes that underwrite and promote conflict mitigation in Gaza

Evaluation and Lessons Learned
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This report presents an external midterm evaluation of the “An Eye to the Future: Building Skills and Attitudes that Underwrite and Promote Conflict Mitigation in Gaza,” (E2F). The 1.2 million, 36 months USAID-funded project has began on July 1st, 2009 and will proceed until June 30th, 2012. E2F aims at shifting children and adult attitudes and behaviors in ways that contribute to enhancing a peaceful internal environment and laying the groundwork for addressing conflicts without resorting to violence. E2F is implemented by CARE West Bank and Gaza in partnership with 2 international organizations: Edgework Consulting (EC) and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) and 3 local Community Based Organizations (CBOs): Eastern Gaza Society for Family Development (EGS), Al Atta' Charitable Society (ACS), and Beit Lahia Development Association (BLDA). This evaluation was commissioned to Impact Consulting, Inc. - an independent consulting firm. The evaluation took place from January 17th – February 28th, 2011.