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An intervention including business training and health education was implemented in Mozambique, where girls are at elevated risk for acquiring HIV. As part of a mixed-methods evaluation, we describe perceived effects of the intervention on girls’ sexual behavior and school attendance.
This post introduces a case study, Confronting Organisational Challenges to Mainstreaming Women’s Economic Empowerment in Market Systems Development Programs: Lessons from AIP-Rural, authored by Holly Lard Krueger, Giulia Salmaso, and Dhita Larasati. This work was supported by a DFAT funded MSD...
This is the second post in a two-part blog series. This post explores the methodology to quantitatively measure social connectedness.
IDEAL is pleased to announce the release of the Program Improvement Award (PIA) Request for Applications.
The purpose of this analysis was to inform the decisions of the USAID/Mozambique-funded Coastal City Adaptation Project (CCAP) and the Government of Quelimane to protect the most climate-vulnerable residents in the peri-urban areas of this coastal city from climate change risks.
These papers examine the pathways between Savings Groups and women's empowerment, the evidence with respect to various outcome areas, and how women's empowerment outcomes can be enhanced and better sustained through Savings Groups.
This January 2019 webinar introduces an Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening (ASPIRES) publication.
This report compiles presentations and notes from the Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation & Research in Economic Strengthening (ASPIRES) Family Care Uganda Learning Event, Economic Strengthening and Keeping Children in Family Care, held May 29-30, 2018.
In this paper, we explore emic definitions of respect and girls’ good behaviour and perceptions of how the intervention caused improvements in behaviour from the perspective of intervention participants, their heads of household, influential men in their lives, and community members.
This is the Follow-On Coaching Guide developed for ParaSocial Workers (PSWs) working under the Economic Strengthening to Keep and Reintegrate Children into Families (ESFAM) project.
This post highlights the USAID-funded Cooperative Development Program, which promotes measurable impacts on women’s earning potential and leadership in cooperative organizations in Rwanda.
This post introduces USAID’s Creating Economic Opportunities project, which aims to help qualified people find jobs that give them the stability and prosperity they want for their families.
This post highlights a grant under the ASPIRES project to implement the Economic Strengthening to Keep and Reintegrate Children into Families (ESFAM) project in Uganda.
This post highlights the end of project report for the Family Resilience (FARE) project, implemented in Uganda from November 2019 to June 2018 by AVSI and partners, with funding and technical support provided by FHI 360 through the USAID-funded ASPIRES project.
This post introduces a USAID guidance resource for incorporating resilience into market systems analysis and programming. This resource provides an adaptable process for USAID missions and implementing partners to assess market systems resilience.