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About Us
Movement for Urbanization(MFU) is an autonomous research and Development Consultancy ( Non Profit) Organization. MFU was set up by a team of experienced and eminent professionals in the year 1995 with a capability to provide a wide range of research (both social and Scientific) and consultancy services in the field of Community Development, Public Opinion, Perception Research, Project, and Programme Evaluations and Market Research Services. MFU has seven wings- Evaluation, Research & Documentation Unit, Corporate Social Responsibility implementation Unit, Micro Enterprise Training Unit, Rehabilitation & Resettlement Unit, Public opinion Research Unit, Field Unit & Data Entry & Analysis Unit.

Movement for Urbanization(MFU) professionals have wide-ranging experience in undertaking studies involving the various research methods. Our strength lies in judicious application of the above methods and an evolving analysis plan that befits different situation. Our clients in the past will vouch for this self-assessment.

Movement for Urbanization(MFU) has been set up with a professional view to tap various aspects of research to unfold the hidden bottlenecks of strategies and policies although the original thrust of the agency is to focus different innovative research and development activities in various development sectors.

Movement for Urbanization(MFU) has laid substantial emphasis on need for conducting research, participatory monitoring, evaluations, and institutional assessments etc. of development initiatives by NGOs. These exercises facilitate in assessing the results achieved, process of development undertaken, utilization of resources and the levels of capacity with a view to draw learning’s and enhance efficiency and effectiveness. MFU professionals have extensively conducted the exercises for international agencies, national level, intermediary level and grassroots NGOs.

Movement for Urbanization(MFU) specializes in conducting Participatory Need Assessments by eliciting perceptions and opinions from various stakeholders including the target group. This exercise facilitates in identification of actual needs of the community / target group and also those spheres of their lives where support of an external agency is required to make a holistic and realistic intervention. MFU believes that for holistic understanding of an issue or an area, both qualitative and quantitative data are required. The study on any issue is strengthened when both qualitative and quantitative information are used in conjunction with one another.

Movement for Urbanization(MFU) conducts both participatory mid-term and end line evaluations involving all major stakeholders viz. Institution’s leadership, functionaries, beneficiaries, non-beneficiaries and agencies linked with. Perceptions from all these enable to ascertain the accomplishments, non-accomplishments and the overall impact of the development intervention. The evaluations also make use of the Process Evaluation Research Technique (PERT). Simultaneously along with the participants the evaluation team works out realistic and feasible corrective strategies for inducing necessary changes and improvements in the development programme. The development issues on which evaluations have been conducted are, Empowerment of Women, Micro credit and Micro enterprise development, formal and non-formal education, child rights, good governance, rural development, etc. MFU provides valuable insights to the corporate sectors on different aspects for the development of the society and for the development of the corporate organizations. MFU professionals are well experienced in conducting training for the development &capacity building of individuals and organizations. Public opinion gathering has come of age in India. MFU professionals are the best-rated professionals in public opinion research today and have been responsible for evolving innovative research methodologies to suit Indian conditions.
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