International Development

Bandebereho Couples Intervention in Rwanda

Program designed to promote men's engagement in maternal, newborn, and child health and prevent domestic violence.
UPDATED: Jan 03, 2019
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows a major reduction in intimate partner violence.
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Child Immunization Campaign with Incentives in India

Monthly immunization camps in poor villages, combined with small incentives for parents to have their children immunized – e.g., a $1 bag of lentils.
UPDATED: Jan 25, 2018
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows a major increase in childhood immunizations.
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Community Health Promoters to Prevent Child Mortality in Uganda

Program in which Community Health Promoters conduct home visits and sell preventative health products to households with children under five.
UPDATED: Jul 22, 2020
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows sizable reduction in child and infant mortality.
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Lotteries to Incentivize HIV Prevention in Lesotho

Village-level lotteries to incentivize prevention of HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections (STIs).
UPDATED: Feb 11, 2020
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows reductions in the rates of new HIV and other STI infections.
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School Support for Adolescent Girls in Zimbabwe

A program that pays school fees and provides other school supports to adolescent girls with a deceased parent.
UPDATED: Feb 27, 2020
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows large increase in years of schooling and reductions in school dropout, marriage, and pregnancy rates over five years.
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Teacher Performance Pay in India

A low-cost performance pay program for primary school teachers in rural India.
UPDATED: Feb 09, 2018
Near Top Tier
Randomized controlled trial shows sizable increases in students’ math, language, science, and social studies achievement over a two to three year period.
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