Part 2 : needs statement, purpose and goals

  • Explain why the program is necessary
  • Present information on the problem – do not assume they know this information
  • Explain how your program is the solution to the problem
  • Use data, quotes, and comments from people in the field about the needs

Include both mission oriented objectives and concrete goals.

  • Long term and short-term
  • Qualitative and quantitative

Make sure there are some concrete goals that you can measure : for your report,

Include some information correlated to the section on monitoring and impact

Group work 2 : Needs statement, purpose and goals


FIRST discuss then outline your plan on paper (1 page)

  • Write a needs statement
  • Outline the purpose
  • Explain the problem
  • How does your program solve the program?
  • Outline Objectives & Goals
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