# Sample size update 2

Given the delays we are currently experiencing with initiating the impact evaluation study for 3ie, this document shows various operational scenarios and their implications on the study design so as to provide nuanced information to aid in planning and decision-making with regard to the study implementation. The scenarios we present here are based on an assumption that 3ie will be unwilling to move the end date of data collection. As it stands now, 3ie has stipulated that all data collection must end by October 2016. As per current design, this gives us a 10 month data collection period starting at