Household Economic Strengthening

Poverty is a leading cause of child separation.  Families may be torn apart by the stresses of trying to provide for their basic needs, and children may be abandoned or exploited for financial purposes.  Household economic strengthening aims to reduce a family’s vulnerability to poverty, increase economic independence, and improve people’s ability to provide for their children.  

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National Commission for Children, UNICEF, USAID,

This case study profiles the reintegration experiences of one child who has participated in the Tubarerere Mu Muryango (Let’s Raise Children in Families - TMM) programme in Rwanda.

National Commission for Children, UNICEF, USAID,

This case study profiles the reintegration experiences of one child who has participated in the Tubarerere Mu Muryango (Let’s Raise Children in Families - TMM) programme in Rwanda.

Doreen Nkirote & Dr. Mercy M. Mugambi - International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management,

The purpose of this study was to investigate factors influencing performance of orphans and vulnerable children Programmes in Kenya focusing on unbound project in TharakaNithi County, Kenya.

Martin Kaborio & Stephen Luketero - International Academic Journal of Information Sciences and Project Management,

The sole purpose of the study was to determine the factors influencing utilization of cash transferred to orphans and vulnerable children in Runyenjes Subcounty, Embu County. The study concluded that demographic characteristics had the greatest effect on the utilization of cash transferred to orphans and vulnerable children, followed by frequency of cash transferred then attitude of beneficiaries while home factors had the least effect to the utilization of cash transferred to orphans and vulnerable children.

Beth Njoroge, Peter Kihara, Paul Gichohi - International Journal of Professional Practice ,

The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between technology as a capacity building strategy and performance of the orphans and vulnerable children cash transfer program in Nairobi County, Kenya.

Josh Leopold & Amanda Gold - Urban Institute,

This study evaluated the effectiveness of the US Department of Health and Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families funded Partnerships to Demonstrate the Effectiveness of Supportive Housing for Families in the Child Welfare System, a five-year, $25 million demonstration that provided supportive housing to families in the child welfare system, in five sites. This report summarizes the results of the cost study, which estimates the costs of the housing and services offered in the demonstration and any savings, or additional costs, resulting from the demonstration’s effects on families’ use of homeless programs and child welfare services.

Michael Pergamit, Mary Cunningham, Devlin Hanson, Alexandra Stanczyk - The Urban Institute,

This report provides findings from the Urban Institute's impact analysis of a program that provided supportive housing to families in the child welfare system in the US.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This webinar, hosted by the Cash Transfer and Child Protection Task Force, aimed to discuss the newly released report, “Cash Transfer Programming and Child Protection in Humanitarian Action: Review and Opportunities to Strengthen the Evidence.”

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This report summarizes the evidence for cash transfer programming and child protection in humanitarian contexts and recommends areas for action and further research.

Leila Patel, Tessa Hochfeld, Eleanor Ross, Jenita Chiba, Karin Luck - The Centre for Social Development in Africa (CSDA), University of Johannesburg,

This report presents the findings of an intervention study evaluating the short-term outcomes of Sihleng’imizi Family Programme, an evidence-based preventative social-educational intervention.