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Webinar: Women's Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion
Description: Can a simple debit card have more impact on women’s empowerment outcomes than microcredit? Watch IPA’s Financial Inclusion Program's webinar from March 23rd, 2017, to explore the latest evidence on the role of financial products in achieving women’s economic empowerment. The webinar highlights some of the recent studies in this space and will be based on a recently released IPA research review paper on Women's Economic Empowerment through Financial Inclusion.
  23 Mar 2017   47m14s 0 66 0
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Climbing the Ladder (Spanish) HD
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   38m11s 0 37 0
Climbing the Ladder (English) HD
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   38m11s 2 141 0
Climbing the Ladder (French) HD
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   38m11s 0 8 0
Climbing the Ladder (Portuguese) HD
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   38m11s 0 5 0
Graduating the Ultra Poor (Portuguese) | IPA Ghana
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   14m56s 1 45 0
Graduating the Ultra Poor (Spanish) | IPA Ghana
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   14m56s 0 5 0
Graduating the Ultra Poor (French) | IPA Ghana
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   14m56s 0 3 0
Graduating the Ultra Poor (English) | IPA Ghana
Description: Women selected by the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program (www.poverty-action.org/graduation) are changing their lives and those of their children as they participate in the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction program (CFPR) which combines a gift of an asset with complementary strategies, such as training in the use of the asset and other life skills, a time-bound cash stipend, and introduction of a savings scheme, instead of focusing on only one aspect of poverty. This film, Climbing the Ladder, highlights the daily choices and progress of a few participants in the program. An evaluation of the intervention by Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) provides a perspective on how well the program performed relative to a control group of similar families who did not participate in the program. More than an economic growth story, this is the tale of human resilience and fortitude in the face of extreme poverty. Video produced by Big World Cinema: www.bigworldcinema.com
  04 Nov 2016   14m55s 2 54 0
Deciding for a Better Future (Spanish w/ English subtitles)
Description: During 2015 and 2016, the project "Deciding on a Better Future" approached hundreds of school and households with infographics and videos about the benefits of finishing post-primary education in Peru. We gathered some thoughts from the students and their parents after they watched the videos.
  03 May 2016   2m31s 7 871 0
Replication as a tool to enhance research rigor
Description: Dr. Paulin Basinga addressed an Innovations for Poverty Action and Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences workshop in Kenya in March 2016. He discussed a Rwandan healthcare sector study on incentives for performance and the importance of replications for enhancing rigor in research.
  21 Mar 2016   25m1s 0 79 0
Chris Blattman on a program for high-risk young men in Liberia
Description: Chris Blattman, Columbia University professor and Director of the IPA Peace and Recovery Program, presents findings from a study of the combined impact of cognitive behavior therapy and cash transfers on high-risk young men in Liberia. Results suggest that therapy and cash only have lasting effects when deployed as a combination. More on the post-conflict conference at http://www.poverty-action.org/node/9911 Chris Blattman, Profesor de la Universidad de Columbia y Director del Programa de Paz y Recuperación de IPA, presenta los resultados acerca de un estudio que mide el impacto de terapias cognitivas-comportamentales y de transferencias de dinero a hombres de “alto riesgo” en Liberia. Los resultados del estudio sugieren que únicamente se genera un impacto duradero cuando ambas intervenciones se aplican conjuntamente.
  08 Sep 2015   27m34s 2 441 0