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Improving Early Childhood Development and Health with a Community-Run Program in Rural Ghana

@inproceedings{Krutikova2019ImprovingEC,
  title={Improving Early Childhood Development and Health with a Community-Run Program in Rural Ghana},
  author={Sonya Krutikova and S. Cattan and Lina Marcela Cardona Sosa and P. Leighton},
  year={2019}
}
 The Lively Minds program increased children’s cognition, with significant improvements in emergent-numeracy, executive function, and fine motor skills.  The effect of the program on the cognitive skills of children from the poorest 20 percent of households was twice as high as that of children from better-off households. There was also a significant improvement in the literacy skills of the disadvantaged children that was not observed for the rest.  Children’s socio-emotional development… Expand

References

Ghana Demographic and Health Survey 2003