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Community-Based Microfinance for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: Literature Review

Organization(s): 
International Rescue Committee
Author(s): 
Andrew Meaux
Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Publication date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016

This review presents a synthesis of the literature on the impact of community-based microfinance approaches on the well-being of vulnerable children and youth, with a specific focus on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). It aims to collect, organize, and assess evidence for economic strengthening (ES) activities and to inform practice in significant ways.