Narratives of Impact
Stories can create impact in the world. Our job is to understand how to measure impact of social activities with storytelling
storytelling is gaining
A new wave of Attention
Storytelling has become a popular method for curating communities and has been thriving as a tool for social transformation and social justice. Since its beginnings over 20 years ago, projects have sprung up across the globe, where authentic voice is found in the narration of lived experiences.
Recently, storytelling has gained a new wave of attention as a tool for impact and change measurement, but the knowledge about it is disparate and largely unaccounted for. We aim to understand how to measure impact of social activities with Storytelling and create a toolkit available for everyone.
To meet these objectives, a partnership of 5 organisations with storytelling expertise who work in VET and civic society settings has been formed. This partnership spans 5 countries and includes – People’s Voice Media (UK), CRN (Germany), INTRAS (Spain), COSV (Italy) and SNDE (Poland). These organisations will pool their resources, use their existing expertise, undertake research and stakeholder activities and deliver dissemination activities in order to understand how to measure impact of social activities with storytelling and to develop the following results: