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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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TechnoServe

$1 increases net revenue for a smallholder farmer by $34

Coffee Initiative II

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

A program with two components: (1) two years of training for coffee farmers on improved coffee and maize agronomy; and (2) technical assistance and help obtaining loans for coffee cooperatives.

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TechnoServe

$1 increases net revenue for a small and growing business by $31

Impulsa Tu Empresa

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ☆ ☆

A business accelerator program that provides two to three months of classroom training and seven months of consulting to S.G.B.s.

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TechnoServe

$1 increases net revenue by $7 and productivity by 25 percent.

Mejoramiento Agrícola Sostenible

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

MAS trained bean and coffee farmers on agricultural and management practices and increased access to improved seed, financial services and market information.

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TechnoServe

$1 in profit per $1 spent

Women Mean Business

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ★ 

Women Mean Business was a 16-month program for small and medium enterprises with three components: (1) training on essential business skills; (2) coaching to develop a business plan; and (3) mentorship from a more experienced businessperson.

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The Financial Clinic

$200 increases the bank account savings of a lower-income adult by $1,000.

The Financial Coaching Program

Financial coaching is financial education and support that involves regular one-on-one sessions in which clients and coaches set goals and plan concrete steps to meet and manage those goals over time in an attempt to change client behavior.

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The Girls Foundation of Tanzania

$9,000 pays for a girl living in extreme poverty to graduate from private secondary school.

The Girls Foundation of Tanzania

TGFT supports high­-achieving girls from 8th grade through university with a merit-­based Sponsorship Program. TGFT provides comprehensive support that includes access to relevant non-formal education through our other programs at The Girls Center.

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The Water Trust

$4 prevents one case of childhood diarrheal disease.

Village Program

Savings groups formed in rural villages provide banking services and a reserve fund for the repair of the community’s shared well. If needed, their water point is repaired. Group members receive coaching to improve household hygiene and sanitation.

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Upaya Social Ventures

$200 increases income for an ultra-poor, previously unemployed or underemployed woman or man by $800.

Upaya Social Ventures

Upaya's mission is to create dignified jobs for the poorest of the poor by building scalable businesses with investment and consulting support. We select high-potential entrepreneurs and provide them with seed funding and hands-on technical support.

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Village Enterprise

$1.60 in combined consumption and assets per $1 spent

Microenterprise Program

Impact Audited

Quality of Evidence: ★ ★ ★ ★ 

Village Enterprise delivers a yearlong, four-part program to the extreme poor: cash to start a business, training, mentoring and a savings group.

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Village Improvement Project

$50 provides access to improved light for a household.

Solar Lantern Program

The Solar Lantern Program is intended to ‘light the night’ and illuminate rural village homes in Liberia with zero­-cost bright portable lights that run for 8 hours a night and can charge mobile phones. Each village home or family receives a lantern.

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Water for Good

$1 provides access to clean water for a year or more to a person living in rural and remote towns of the Central African Republic.

Maintenance Program

Water for Good's local technicians maintained and monitored 1,125 water projects, keeping the clean water flowing from improved sources in rural areas of the Central African Republic, one of poorest countries in the world.

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Water for South Sudan

$20 gives an impoverished South Sudanese person access to clean water.

Well Drilling Program

Water for South Sudan drills wells for remote villages in the Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. The placement of the wells is determined in collaboration with government and community leaders.

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