- Integrating Extremely Poor Producers into Markets (PDF)
This Field Guide provides tools for field practitioners to increase market engagement of extremely poor households.
- World Vision builds the capacity of the poor to engage in markets and expand their economic opportunities. A collection of case studies by the SEEP Network highlighted our work in Haiti with the USAID-funded Sak Plen Resiliencey Enhancement Program. See pages 3-7 of the report. Read the Haiti Resiliency Case Study (PDF)
- Our 5-year economic development project in Bangladesh, A Fresh Start, recently concluded, and was evaluated for impact. Read the 5-year report (PDF).
- Sustainable poverty alleviation for the extremely poor requires greater coordination between programs and strategies focused on expanding household incomes and food security and programs focused on larger-scale market development. World Vision, CARE, and ACDI/VOCA share their experiences with push-pull strategies and lessons learned in a peer-reviewed article in the Enterprise Development and Microfinance journal. Read the peer-reviewed article.
- In Kenya, World Vision uses Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) to ensure the holistic well-being of children. View the report (PDF) or watch the video.
- World Vision’s Gates Foundation-funded ProRenda project in Angola had impact on production, marketing, and incomes of households. Read the assessment (PDF).
- World Vision and FHI 360 produced the “Integrating Extremely Poor Producers into Markets Field Guide,” a summary video, and an assessment of its effectiveness in changing behavior appeared in the June 2014 issue of the Enterprise Development and Microfinance journal.
- We found microloan clients tend to eat more, send their children to school, rely less on health assistance, and have children with stronger psychosocial well-being. Read the report (PDF).