Calabash Project External Evaluation



Project Name: Calabash

Commissioning organisation: George House Trust

Project Duration: June 2021- May 2022

Contract Value: £1,800 for the year

Location: Greater Manchester

Contract type: Self- Employed contractor, engaged on a ‘contractor for service’ basis


George House Trust wishes to work with an external evaluator to provide in-depth analysis of our Calabash project.


Calabash is an initiative designed to increase engagement with African men living with HIV with George House Trust services.


The project aims are to enable African men in Greater Manchester who are living with HIV to:

  • Increase engagement with George House Trust services.
  • Live confidently with HIV.
  • Create new relationships and peer networks to manage both HIV and wellbeing.
  • Share learning and experiences to influence decision-makers.
  • Engage with volunteering opportunities at George House Trust, including the ‘Positively Speaking’ project and wider awareness-raising opportunities.


You can download the full External Evaluator brief, including submission details, here


Deadline for submissions: 30th June 2021 at 12noon


Interviews for shortlisted candidates: 9th July 2021


The successful candidate must be available to attend our first Project Advisory Group meeting on Thursday 5th August 2021


If you would like additional information or have any questions, please contact Jeff Ukiri, African Men’s Engagement Worker by email at or call 0161 274 4499 


Manchester City Council has generously funded the Calabash Project.

Tuesday, 1 June, 2021

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