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A Randomized Impact Evaluation of Village Savings and Loans Associations and Family-Based Interventions in Burundi Urwaruka Rushasha (New Generation)

  title={A Randomized Impact Evaluation of Village Savings and Loans Associations and Family-Based Interventions in Burundi Urwaruka Rushasha (New Generation)},
  author={Jeannie Annan and Tom Bundervoet and Juliette Seban},
Evidence on Mechanisms Operating in Women’s Groups
Women’s groups are a popular approach to promoting women’s and girls’ empowerment. Yet, whether and how creating and supporting women’s groups and delivering interventions through them offers unique
Designing financial services and social protection programs to enhance women’s economic empowerment
  • Economics
  • 2021
Providing women in lowand middle-income countries with financial resources or financial services did not consistently lead to economic empowerment if women were unable to maintain control over the
Bullying and ART non-adherence among South African adolescents living with HIV: effects, risk and protective factors.
A significant longitudinal relationship was found between bullying victimization and non-adherence, operating indirectly via psychological distress, and the importance of interventions that address bullying and psychological distress are underscored, particularly among older ALHIV.
Building peaceful societies: an evidence gap map
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Early childhood development in the Global South: introduction
This supplementary issue relates to a sequence of activities the British Academy has supported since 2015 in relation to the bringing together of a range of disciplinary perspectives on early
The role of graduation programming in promoting early childhood development: an overview of the evidence
It is widely understood that poverty undermines early childhood development (ECD). In turn, poor ECD reinforces intergenerational transmission of poverty. Comprehensive economic strengthening and
Impact of a complex gender-transformative intervention on maternal and child health outcomes in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: protocol of a longitudinal parallel mixed-methods study
This study is one of the first in this genre in DRC and results will serve as a guide for policies aimed at improving the involvement of men in changing attitudes towards gender norms for higher household productivity and better health.


How to Avoid the Loss of Potential in Over 200 Million Young Children in the Developing World
Evaluations of intervention at scale demonstrate that loss of potential can be reduced and the most effective interventions provide direct services, work with younger rather than older children, focus on the more disadvantaged, and are of longer intensity and duration.
Assessing the “orphan effect” in determining development outcomes for children in 11 eastern and southern African countries
There are more than 45 million orphaned children in sub-Saharan Africa, 11.4 million because of AIDS – representing approximately 80% of all such orphans worldwide. Programming for orphans is
Who is the vulnerable child? Using survey data to identify children at risk in the era of HIV and AIDS
The findings indicate the need for a multivalent approach to defining child vulnerability, one which incorporates household wealth as a key predictor of child vulnerability.
A Meta-analytic Review of Components Associated with Parent Training Program Effectiveness
This component analysis used meta-analytic techniques to synthesize the results of 77 published evaluations of parent training programs to enhance behavior and adjustment in children aged 0–7 and found components consistently associated with larger effects included increasing positive parent–child interactions and emotional communication skills.
Improving Positive Parenting Skills and Reducing Harsh and Abusive Parenting in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review
Findings from the two largest, highest-quality trials suggest parenting interventions may be feasible and effective in improving parent–child interaction and parental knowledge in relation to child development in LMICs, and therefore may be instrumental in addressing prevention of child maltreatment in these settings.
Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions
Abstract Most academic and development policy discussions about microentrepreneurs focus on credit constraints and assume that subject to those constraints, the entrepreneurs manage their business
Dollar a Day Revisited
The article presents the first major update of the international $1 a day poverty line, proposed in world development report 1990: poverty for measuring absolute poverty by the standards of the
Cultural normativeness as a moderator of the link between physical discipline and children’s adjustment: A comparison of China, India, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, and Thailand
  • Child Development,
  • 2005