Targeting the Poorest Case Study

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April 2011
Grameen Foundation

Targeting and selecting groups for social development programs based on poverty levels can be a powerful first step in achieving greater impact. However, the complex nature of poverty often leads to processes that are accurate, but extremely customized, making it difficult to make comparisons across projects and geographies. This paper presents a methodology that aims to address both these issues. It was created as part of a joint project between Grameen Foundation’s Solutions for the Poorest (SfP) program and BASIX India’s The Livelihood School (TLS).

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