Cremes International

Welcome to CREMES International's
Data Collection and Management Division!

Harvesting Data, Crafting Insights, Driving Transformation!

At CREMES International, we take great pride in offering unparalleled data collection and management services that are known for their exceptional quality and reliability. We specialize in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and our team of highly trained and closely supervised data collectors, supported by robust data quality monitoring systems, consistently delivers top-tier data.

Our expertise encompasses a wide range of settings, including households, healthcare facilities, and educational institutions. We have extensive experience conducting interviews with various population groups, including senior officials from Tanzania’s government, NGOs, and donors.

Our Largest Quantitative Studies




Total Number


Elizabeth Glassier Paediatric AIDS Foundation

8,909 household surveys




Mahidol – Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit

14,600 household surveys

14,600 Households


Our Largest Qualitative Studies




Total Number


Palladium International

145 IDIs/KIIs and 16 FGDs

161 Interviews


Population Council

49 IDIs/KIIs and 93 FGDs

142 Interviews

Our commitment to quality goes beyond data collection. We provide comprehensive data management services, including transcription, translation, coding, and analysis of qualitative data. We also support the entry, cleaning, and analysis of quantitative data. We use software such as SPSS, Stata, Atlas Ti, and MAXQDA, tailoring our approach to meet the preferences of our clients.

Our qualitative data management is well-known for producing high-quality transcripts and coded data materials. This is achieved through a rigorous multi-stage process, which includes specialized training for transcribers and translators, consistent terminological accuracy, and thorough review procedures to maintain high standards.

At CREMES International, our utmost priority is to offer clients seamless access to their data in real-time. We provide clients with access to our online database for quantitative surveys, while ensuring swift delivery of initial transcripts for qualitative studies. This approach not only ensures the highest level of quality, but also caters to our clients’ demands for prompt and efficient data access.

When you choose CREMES International, you are partnering with a dedicated team that is committed to enhancing your research through meticulous data collection and management. Join us on our journey of delivering excellence in research services.


Here are some examples that demonstrate the various activities our team has supported today in the category of data collection and management services. If you need assistance with data collection and management, feel free to contact us.

Camber Collective, USA

September 2023 – June 2024

CREMES International undertook the Baseline and Endline Evaluation of the USAID-funded Community Partnerships for Respectful Care (CPRC) project in Mwanza, Tanzania, including reviewing data collection tools, training data collectors, conducting data collection and analysis, and report writing.

UNFPA, Tanzania Country Office

August – September 2023

CREMES International conducted an Assessment of SRHR Interventions for First Time Young Mothers in Kigoma and Simiyu regions, involving drafting and pretesting interview guides, data collection, transcription, and translation of qualitative interviews.

ICF Macro, Inc., USA

January – November 2022

An Evaluation of High Impact Practices (HIPs) in Family Planning was conducted in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, & Arusha regions, including obtaining local IRB approvals, pretesting of data collection tools, and conducting qualitative data collection.

CyLab Africa, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Africa

July – November 2022

A study titled “Exploring Practices and Habits of Mobile Money Users in Africa, and their Implications on Cybersecurity and Financial Inclusion” was conducted in East African countries, involving 72 IDIs conducted virtually.

Korea Institute of International Economic Policy (KIEP), Korea

June – July 2022

An evaluation to assess the impact of Solar Cows in Zanzibar schools was conducted, including 1,800 surveys among students and 900 surveys among parents/caregivers.

UNFPA, Tanzania Country Office

July – November 2022

The Endline Evaluation of the “Ujana Wangu Nguvu Yangu” Project was carried out in the Kigoma region, including securing local IRB and research approvals, pretesting of data collection tools, data collection, transcription, analysis, and report writing.

The Population Council, Washington, D.C.

November 2019 – February 2020

A Mid-Term Evaluation of the USAID-funded Tulonge Afya project was conducted, involving KIIs, IDIs, FGDs, and direct observations in six regions of Tanzania.

The Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), Tanzania

August 2020 – April 2021

A Mid-Term Evaluation of the Family Planning and Reproductive Health Component of the USAID-funded Integrated Landscape Conservation in Western Tanzania (LCWT) Project was executed, involving reviewing project activities, data collection, and drafting reports.

Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Baltimore, Maryland

March – September 2015

Data collection for “Assessing the Quality of Counselling and In-service Communication Related to Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Services for Adolescents” was conducted in three regions of Tanzania, incorporating both qualitative and quantitative data collection phases.

Itad Ltd, UK

August 2016 – December 2021

The Process Evaluation of the Adolescent 360 (A360) project by PSI in 10 regions of Tanzania was conducted, focusing on collecting process evaluation data using various methodologies including PEER and PAR.