Data Collection

We provide experienced field teams all the equipment and local knowledge to ensure high-quality primary data collection.

Our Data Collection Services

Large scale  surveys is one of Amber Loop's strength

Large scale surveys

Amber Loops can quickly mobilize a network of hundreds of enumerators, field coordinators and translators to implement quantitative data collection campaigns. We have experience with fieldwork in remote locations and in complex projects covering sensitive topics or involving at-risk populations.

Qualitative Data Collection is one of Amber Loop's strength

Qualitative Data Collection

Our data team includes field supervisors specialized in qualitative data projects. We have led focus group discussions, key informant interviews and semi-structured interviews as the main research instrument, or to provide nuance to quantitative findings. In addition to data collection, our team can transcribe, translate, code and analyze the data from qualitative research instruments.

Phone and SMS based surveys is one of Amber Loop's strength

Phone and SMS based surveys

Amber Loops has the know-how, infrastructure and procedures in place to conduct full-scale data collection campaigns using phone surveys. Our team understands the implications of remote methodologies on sampling and survey instruments and we can advise on how to design, or adapt, research for this medium. We also have experience in developing and conducting SMS-based surveys and have successfully secured high-response rates using this methodology.

Complex data collection methods is one of Amber Loop's strength

Complex data collection methods

We specialize in mixed-methods data collection involving multiple instruments and methodologies. Past projects have included anthropometric and biometric measurements, early childhood development assessments, classroom observations and student learning assessments, behavioral games, and environmental exposure monitoring.

Why Amber Loops

Experienced Teams is one of Amber Loop's strength

Experienced Teams

Our enumerators, field coordinators, moderators and translators have a track-record of success on multiple research projects with Amber Loops. All field staff are selected through a competitive process and are rigorously trained by our in-house data team.

Complex Projects is one of Amber Loop's strength

Complex Projects

Amber Loops manages all the logistics of large-scale surveys. We have experience with running complex data collection projects, involving thousands of respondents, in remote locations, or covering sensitive topics

Focus on Data Quality is one of Amber Loop's strength

Focus on Data Quality

Our team specializes in coding surveys on electronic platforms working with the SurveyCTO platform. We follow a rigorous approach to data quality, including built-in quality checks, back-checks and audio audits.