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Evaluating an Economic and Social Empowerment Intervention in Zambézia, Mozambique

FHI 360
Institutional Sponsor: 
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Publication date: 
Thursday, April 21, 2016

By request from USAID, the ASPIRES project is conducting an evaluation of the SCIP-Zambezia program in Mozambique, which is implementing an integrated social empowerment and savings-led microfinance intervention. The purpose of the evaluation is:

To determine if the economic and social empowerment intervention being implemented by the Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) program in Zambezia, Mozambique reduces adolescent girls' vulnerability to HIV; and 

To elucidate the causal pathways of economic and social empowerment on reducing adolescent girls' vulnerability to HIV.