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$40 increases the future earnings of an adolescent girl by $200.

Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents

In girls-­only safe spaces, or Empowerment and Livelihoods for Adolescents (ELA) Clubs, girls receive trainings in life skills, confidence building, financial literacy, and specific livelihoods, and microloans for older girls to start businesses.

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Housing Hope

$10,000 places a homeless family in permanent housing.

Homeless Family Services Program

Housing Hope provides housing and supportive services for families experiencing homelessness or living in poverty. The goal is to stabilize families in crisis and empower them to permanently escape poverty.

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Living Goods

$5,000 averts the death of one child.

Community Health Workers Program

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Living Goods trains women from local communities in Uganda to diagnose and treat malnutrition, infection and many common and life-threatening illnesses.

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Per Scholas

$8,000 increases the earnings of a low­-income adult by $13,000.

Work Advance Program

Per Scholas provides free, high­-quality job training and support services to talented young people. Per Scholas then partners with large IT employers to place graduates in jobs.

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Teaching Matters

$1,000 raises a 1st or 2nd grader's reading proficiency to grade level or above.

Early Reading Matters

Early Reading Matters gives K‐2 teachers a plan to teach reading effectively. For three years, Teaching Matters' coaches work with educators on‐site weekly, giving them step‐by‐step methods to move students toward grade‐appropriate reading markers.

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