2018 Semiannual Report - Economic Empowerment

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2018 9:35:47 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Resources, Reports, 2018 Semiannual Reports, Economic Empowerment

fy18_semi_EEProgress Report: Fiscal Year 2018 (October 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018)

World Vision’s THRIVE (Transforming Household Resilence in Vulnerable Environments) program targets rural and predominantly subsistence farming households with dependent children. We are working with parents and caregivers who generally have some skills and assets, including small plots of land, but are living below the national poverty line.

849,845 people were provided with access to economic empowerment activities since the program began in FY16.

 

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Breaking the Chains of Poverty with Empowered Worldview

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 24, 2018 9:04:27 AM / by Kelley Lynch posted in Resources, Economic Empowerment, Christian Discipleship

empowered_worldviewFirst-person stories from small business owners, farmers, and faith leaders in three African countries demonstrate the ways faith and biblical training can transform core beliefs to break cycles of poverty.

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2017 Annual Report - Nyamagabe Water and Economic Empowerment

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 5, 2018 11:32:32 AM / by World Vision Staff posted in Resources, Reports, 2017 Annual Reports, Water, Economic Empowerment, Rwanda, THRIVE, Nyamagabe

Nyamagabe Water and EE ReportProgress Report: Fiscal Year 2017 (October 2016 to September 2017)

Thank you for your generous support of the Improved Incomes and Clean Water program that is helping to meet the needs of 22,500 people in Nyamagabe.

Nyamagabe is one of eight World Vision area programs (APs) that are covered by Rwanda THRIVE (Transforming Household Resilience in Vulnerable Environments), our signature economic empowerment program in Rwanda. In addition to improving incomes, this program will provide clean water access to 5,500 households.


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2017 Annual Report - Economic Empowerment

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 28, 2018 8:22:06 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Resources, Reports, 2017 Annual Reports, Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment ReportProgress Report: Fiscal Year 2017 (October 2016 to September 2017)

1.5 million people were provided with access to economic empowerment activities during fiscal year 2017.

We have deployed THRIVE (Transforming Household Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) in five countries, integrating proven approaches to increase incomes and strengthen resilience of rural families and communities. Our pathway out of poverty focuses on building secure livelihoods and market access, through strengthening the ability of families to radically improve their income-growing capacities.


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2016 Annual Report - Economic Empowerment

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 1, 2017 10:14:18 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Resources, Reports, Perspective 2017, 2016 Annual Reports, Economic Empowerment

Economic EmpowermentProgress Report: Fiscal Year 2016 (October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016)

World Vision is directly contributing to reaching the United Nation’s top two priorities through its economic empowerment project THRIVE (Transforming Household Resilience in Vulnerable Environments). Already deployed in five countries, THRIVE (and its pilot, Securing Africa’s Future in Tanzania) integrates proven approaches to increasing incomes and strengthening resilience of rural
families and communities.

Along with the THRIVE initiative, World Vision and VisionFund, its microfinance institution, also are providing access to financial services for rural farmers and other vulnerable people.

 

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World Vision's THRIVE model

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2016 7:33:09 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Resources, Economic Empowerment, THRIVE

thrive.jpgTHRIVE—Transforming Household Resilience in Vulnerable Environments—focuses on family-level change and is proven to dramatically increase household incomes, resulting in stronger and more self-sufficient families. Its program interventions systematically and comprehensively address the underlying causes of vulnerability, allowing families to sustainably progress out of poverty and into prosperity.

This document explains the various aspects of the THRIVE model.

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Preventing Trafficking in Persons Through Sustainable Livelihood Recovery project

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2016 4:50:58 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Child Protection, Economic Empowerment, USAID, Resources, Philippines

trafficking.jpgThe final evaluation for the USAID-funded Preventing Trafficking in Persons through Sustainable Livelihood Recovery project in the Philippines found positive impact. 

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Cambodian Child Labor Elimination Project Impact

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2016 4:46:26 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Child Protection, Economic Empowerment, Education, Resources, Cambodia

excel.jpgOur ongoing USDOL-funded project focuses on reducing exploitative child labor in fishing, agriculture, and domestic service in Cambodia through educational and livelihoods services for 28,000 children and 14,000 households. In its first 3 years of implementation, it has been successful at increasing enrollment, reducing the dropout rate, and influencing national level policy.

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Microfinance and OVC households: A report on baseline data for impact assessment of PRISMA

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2016 1:59:52 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Economic Empowerment, Ethiopia, Resources

Microfinance and OVC HouseholdsA report on World Vision's programs in Ethiopia found that microloan clients tend to eat more, send their children to school, rely less on health assistance, and have children with stronger psychosocial well-being. 

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Field Guide: Integrating extremely poor producers into markets

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 1, 2016 1:42:42 PM / by World Vision Staff posted in Economic Empowerment, USAID, Resources

Integrating Extremely Poor Producers in MarketsWorld Vision and FHI 360 produced the “Integrating Extremely Poor Producers into Markets Field Guide,” a summary video, and an assessment of its effectiveness in changing behavior appeared in the June 2014 issue of the Enterprise Development and Microfinance journal.

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