For months, no years (!) I’ve been looking for a good software that would help in documenting electronically the theories of change that are put together in planning & MandE workshops. I can’t afford the high end software that’s out there (SmartDraw/ConceptDraw/Visio amongst others) so I’ve been using Excel – which is a little cumbersome, but ok. 

Then, yesterday, I came across Concept Mapping which I found on another bloggers site. I find the thinking behind it extremely useful and insightful in my work and the software a drea

m come true (& it’s free!)! I highly recommend to anyone wanting to map out Programme strategies etc.!  

Many many thanks to the blogger at!