LAUNCHED: Te Pou Matakana Measuring Impact – Social Return on Investment
Te Pou Matakana (TPM) is an indigenous commissioning for outcomes agency and crucial advocate for Whānau Ora implementation (an approach that supports whānau and families to achieve their aspirations in life by placing them at the centre of decision making and supports them to build a more prosperous future). It seeks to establish itself as an example of best practice in commissioning for outcomes and impact.
Through this report, TPM introduces the Social Return on Investment (SROI) framework, as an innovative approach to measure impact in the Whānau Ora space. TPM argues SROI is more than just a number – instead, it has the potential for providers of Whānau Ora services to narrate their stories of change and impact more comprehensively and foster relationships with the whānau and other partners.