Making more Societies more Meaningful

Making more Policy more Meaningful

Key products & services



Fact-based strategies for effective programming

Providing fact-based recommendations and policy options based on extensive research and data collection in complex environments

  • Context-sensitive strategies and programs
  • On-the-ground data collection
  • Holistic analysis of the stakeholder environment



Meaningful Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

Ensuring continuous adaptation and learning.

Developing meaningful results frameworks, monitors project activities and outputs on an ongoing basis, and evaluates the outcomes and impact of our partners’ interventions.

  • Review and refine results frameworks
  • Provides insights on project achievements and evaluate interventions according to OECD/DAC criteria
  • Sensitive to specific programming environments



The Meaningful
Impact Tool

Investment delivery rooted in global normative frameworks

Supporting our partners in enhancing their ESG-related impact by contextualizing SDGs, identifying opportunities, and navigating risks.

  • Assesses investment contributions 
  • Operationalizes the concept of meaningfulness 
  • Improves ability to monitor and manage impact-driven activities 



Context Sensitive Third-Party Monitoring

Neutral program monitoring anchored in local contexts

As an independent third party, Voluntās monitors project activities and outputs through locally anchored data collection and analysis.

  • Accountability of funding and adaptability of programming 
  • Eyes and ears on-the-ground in complex and remote areas
  • Mindful of local context and respects principle of do-no harm 


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Realizing women and girls’ human potential in Sudan

With Sudan still ranking as the 138th state out of 162 countries in the Gender Inequality Index, millions of women face economic and political exclusion. These challenges are especially exacerbated amongst refugee women. As such, changing perceptions and attitudes, and ensuring vulnerable women and girls have access to opportunities is a long-term effort, which can only be achieved by involving local stakeholders and civil society organizations currently playing an active role in the development of their communities and their country.

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Voluntās expands into Sudan

Voluntas is expanding geographically. Earlier this year, we established a partnership with Sudan Polling and Statistics Center (SPSC). Dana Fuentes, a senior associate with Voluntas who until recently was based in Tunis, relocated to Sudan last month to support our expanding presence in the country. Dana will be supported by Nada Elamin. We will be opening an office in Khartoum in the coming months.

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Some of the organizations we work with