Monday, December 3, 2012

Child Poverty Insights: BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents

In the November Child Poverty Insights issue, Farzana Kashfi, Santhosh Ramdoss and Scott MacMillan highlight BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents (ELA) program, which offers hundreds of thousands of adolescent girls the opportunity for a better life through mentorship, life skills training and microfinance. Targeting girls from disadvantaged backgrounds in Bangladesh, Uganda, Tanzania, Afghanistan, South Sudan and, most recently, Haiti and Sierra Leone, it has been rigorously tested and shown to have positive impacts.

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