The Logframe of Love

For millennia, lovers have been struggling to cope with the complexity and challenges of relationships, without any evidence-based project cycle management tools to guide their way. Unaware of their killer assumptions and completely unable to monitor their progress, no wonder that the history of romance has been one long litany of failure.

With that in mind, we present our major contribution to humanity: the Aid Leap Logframe of Love.

Level Indicators Assumptions
IMPACT:A stable, happy, productive society.
  • Levels of violent crime
  • Consumption of anti-depressants
  • Suicide rates
  • Change in GDP
 
OUTCOME:More love in the world.
  • Rate of divorce
  • Number of Valentine’s Day cards sold
  • Amount of jewellery and roses purchased
  • People in a loving relationship have less reason to revert to crime.
  • No war, natural disasters, or recession.
  • Political stability.
OUTPUT 1: Couples successfully meet and date each other.
  • % of couples who make it to the fifth date (indicator of sustainability)
  • % of dates that end in a kiss
  • % of text messages that include xXx
  • Romantic films and music available.
  • Roses available in local markets.
  • Alcoholic beverages remain affordable.
OUTPUT 2: Couples have consensual sex.
  • Number of condoms sold
  • Frequency of bedsheets being washed
  • Sales of waxing strips (proxy indicator)
  • Sex will be enjoyable.
  • Pornography has not isolated sex from love.
  • Endorphins released during sex.
OUTPUT 3:Couples have babies.
  • Number of new-borns
  • % of baby nappies changed by women. (Gender-sensitive indicator)
  • % of public toilets that contain a baby changing facility
  • Babies do not produce too much bodily fluids.
  • Couples share responsibility for care.
  • Sufficient funds available for couples to cover baby’s needs.

Any major donors interested in funding this project should contact us on 0800-AID-LOVE.

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