In 2012, four Trickle Up local partners in eastern India working with 1,093 participants finished the Trickle Up three-year program cycle- Trickle Up’s scaled up Targeting Ultra Poor Program. Based upon data collected to track participants progress, as well as the insights of staff, local partners and participants themselves, Trickle Up reflect on the results. …
My colleague Ric Goodman (former Director of the Chars Livelihoods Program in Bangladesh) and I are in the process of designing the Graduation Program in Laos, and are coming up against a very fundamental issue, and could really gain from your insights and experience. We are designing the intervention on a tight budget (of course!), …
Ann Miles, Director of Microfinance at The MasterCard Foundation recently blogged on the ‘Reaching the Poorest 2012′ meeting convened by CGAP and Ford Foundation in Paris. She highlights the important points to consider that emerged from the panel on scaling up the Graduation Model. Please read the full post here: http://www.cgap.org/blog/multiplying-graduation-experience-vision-and-practical-ideas
Bill Abrams, President of Trickle Up outlines the ten key lessons for scaling up the Graduation Model from his panel on ‘Systems for Scaling Up Beyond the Pilot Phase: Operational Issues” at the recent “Reaching the Poorest 2012″ meeting convened by CGAP and the Ford Foundation. Please read the full post here: http://www.cgap.org/blog/pilot-scale-ten-lessons-multiplying-graduation-model
Leaders in social development will participate in two-day forum for strengthening policies to address extreme poverty in the region.
The recent Grameen Foundation study A Double Bottom Line Business Case for Serving Very Poor Households provides a new view of the double bottom line business case for designing and implementing separate product lines for very poor households.
The Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) is a not-for-profit company and represents an innovative model of public private partnership to target the poor and extremely poor rural and urban communities across Pakistan. Special thanks goes to the knowledge management team of the Livelihood Enhancement and Protection (LEP) unit for contributing to this blog post: Ms Munazza Ali, Ms. Saman Rubab, Ms. …
Bandhan and Axis Bank, an Indian private bank, have announced a partnership to scale-up Bandhan’s Hard Core Poor Program in an initiative called Axis Bank and Bandhan Holistic Assistance (ABHA).
Last week 53 people participated in a three-day e-consultation organized by MicroLINKS and SEEP Network’s Poverty Outreach Working Group to discuss issues and challenges related to helping the ultra poor step onto the economic strengthening ladder. This was a very active and rich discussion, as all participants were not just there to listen but to …
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