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  •   Nicholas Obudho Simon

  •   Mary Nyawira Mwenda

Abstract

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) process ensures project efficiency and effectiveness thus imperative to exhaustively study the influence of the Monitoring and Evaluation process on HIV/AIDS project(s) to ensure healthy lives and end diseases such as AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. This study aimed to examining the influence of Monitoring and Evaluation process on the implementation of HIV/AIDS projects in Kenya: the DREAMS project in Nairobi County. The following objective guided the study: to establish how stakeholders’ participation in Monitoring and Evaluation process influences implementation of HIV/AIDS projects in Kenya. The study was anchored on stakeholders’ theory. The study targeted 51 staff from Centre for the Study of Adolescents (CSA) and census was employed in determining sample size. A structured self-administered questionnaires and interviews were used as a primary data collection instrument. A descriptive analysis was employed on the data collected, and the results were presented using charts, graphs, and tables. The findings showed a composite mean of 3.606 and a standard deviation of 1.023 implying that stakeholders play a critical role in monitoring and evaluation process and thus, there is need to include all stakeholders in the monitoring and evaluation process. The study recommends that stakeholders be involved in all the project stages to ensure an effective Monitoring and Evaluation process. The findings are of significance to project managers, monitoring and evaluation officers, donors, policy makers, and researchers.

Keywords: Adolescent, Eradication, Evaluation, Monitoring, Stakeholder participation

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How to Cite
Simon, N. O., & Mwenda, M. N. (2021). Influence of Stakeholders’ Participation in Monitoring and Evaluation Process on Implementation of HIV & AIDS Projects in Kenya: A Case of Dreams Project in Nairobi County. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 6(1), 32-37. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2021.6.1.674