Article written by Eshwer Kale published in the Economic and Political Weekly (EPW) (Vol. 52, Issue No. 3 dated 21 Jan, 2017)
Qualitative Assessment Matrix (QAM) is a system of indicators such as water table level, income, and number of toilets, which measures each community’s growth as well as its shortcomings. This transparent accounting shows the NGO and village what’s working and what needs improvement in near-real time, while changes can still affect the outcome of the project.