Child Nutrition

Projet Velontegna Evaluation à mi-parcours

L’évaluation analyse la pertinence, l’efficacité, l’efficience, les effets des interventions, et surtout la durabilité des résultats au niveau des communautés. Par ailleurs, CARE Madagascar s’aligne avec les objectifs CARE 2020 au niveau international, aussi l’évaluation apportera un regard spécifique sur les indicateurs relatifs aux thématiques suivantes : i) Aide humanitaire, ii) Sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition et la résilience au changement climatique, iii) L'approche de CARE (genre – gouvernance – Résilience). Read More...

Protections and Choice for Marginalised Urban Women (PACMUW) Final Report

47 page endline report of PACMUW project, which was implemented between July 2013 and June 2017 with AUD $1,272,061.00 funding from CARE Australia under the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP). The PACMUW project was designed to address multi-faceted vulnerabilities of key MUW in Laos – specifically for entertainment workers, factory workers and domestic workers in three districts of Vientiane Capital. PACMWU builds on previous programs and focuses on three thematic areas – legal protections, gender based violence and health (nutrition and sexual and reproductive health), as well as strengthening the motivations and skills of relevant duty bearers.
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Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) Final Report

The Madhya Pradesh Nutrition Project (MPNP) was a project being implemented by CARE India with funds from Cargill, addressing malnutrition in three districts of Chattarpur, Tikamgarh and Panna in the Bundelkhand region of the state of Madhya Pradesh. The project was aimed towards achieving reduction in underweight (severe underweight) and undernutrition among children and creating awareness on issues associated with malnutrition. It also aimed to strengthen governance, accountability and mutual responsibility of service providers and communities. As the project was an opportunity to provide long term support to the state government’s Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) which was attempting to harness human, institutional and financial resources with high quality and with an increase precision and efficiency. Read More...

Enhancing the Sustainable Farming Initiative through Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) Project Endline Study

Enhancing the Sustainable Farming Initiative through Gender and Nutrition (EnSIGN) is a nutrition sensitive pilot intervention. It seeks to integrate gender and nutrition into PepsiCo’s Sustainable Farming Initiative. The project is implemented by CARE. The project intervention site is Kotulpur block. The block is predominantly rural and is situated in Bankura district of West Bengal - a medium ranking state of India. IIHMR University has carried out the endline evaluation of the project. A mixed methods approach has been used. The study complies with the cardinal principles of research ethics. EnSIGN project is robustly relevant. It fulfils the global development agenda and has a nutrition sensitive design. The project intervention site has high levels of iron deficiency anemia in women, thereby justifying its selection. Read More...

Good Growth Project Baseline Report

CARE International in Ghana sought to collect information on the background sociodemographic characteristics and nutritional status of children 0-24 mo of age in selected communities in the East Mamprusi District of the Northern Region, where the organization intended to implement its Good Growth Project with the view to improving health and nutrition of children in the district.
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Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) Program Baseline

CARE is currently implementing the Growing Nutrition for Mothers and Children (GROW) program, with funding provided by Global Affairs Canada, in the East Hararghe and West Hararghe Zones of Oromia Region (six Woredas in each Zone) and in Afar Region (two Woredas). In total, GROW is being implemented in 164 Kebeles found in 14 Woredas. The goal of the program is to improve the nutritional status of women of reproductive age and boys and girls under 5 years in Ethiopia. This baseline study was conducted to obtain baseline values for the key GROW program areas. Read More...

Abdiboru Project Mini-Assessment Report

Improving adolescent reproductive health and nutrition through structural solutions is a project to be implemented in West Hararghe zone, Oromia, Ethiopia. The project is implemented in four selected woredas of West Hararghe Zone: Chiro, Boke, Mesela and Anchar. It is a five-year project running from October 2015 to September 2020.

Abdiboru project seeks to test a set of interventions, including social norms and structural issues, aimed at improving the reproductive health and nutritional status of adolescent girls; specifically reduction of early marriage, improving educational attainment, gender equitable food allocation, contraception use and empowerment. The intervention target are adolescent girls in the age group 10-14 year. However, adolescent boys, adult male and female community members, parents, husbands, in-laws, school environment, governmental structure, religious leaders and other influential people in their area are also important stakeholders of the project. Read More...

Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) Mebkat Project & Berchi – Be Strong! Project Baseline Report

237-page baseline evaluation- CARE International in Ethiopia implemented a combined baseline exercise for two projects being implemented in the same geographic area with similar strategies targeting graduation of chronically food insecure households from the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia's (GFDRE) Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) . The Food Sufficiency for Farmers (FSF) - Mebkat Project to be implemented in eleven Woredas in the three zones of South Gondar, East Hararghe and West Hararghe has a strategy to build household and institutional capabilities to enable target households to undertake activities to increase incomes and be able to cope with livelihood threats. The Berchi - Be Strong! Project to be implemented in two Woredas in South Gondar Zone has a strategy to empower chronically food insecure women to have better access to and control over resources while also participating more effectively in household and community-level decision-making. Read More...

Abdiboru Project Baseline Qualitative Study

Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health and Nutrition through Structural Solutions in West Hararghe Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia (Abdiboru Project) is funded by Bill and Melinda GatesFoundation and implemented by CARE/ Ethiopia. The project is a 5-year (2016 – 2020) intervention initiative focusing on girls aged 10-14. The project aims at empowering adolescent girls through applying improved individual level and structural level social interventions that are likely to improve the reproductive health, nutrition and education attainment of adolescent girls. The ultimate aim is to establish a cost effective model that can be applied at scale. In order to achieve this goal, the project focuses on ensuring adolescent girls have the agency to control decisions that affect their own lives and influence the local, regional and national development agenda, improving the accountability and support to adolescent girls of the government's local and district health, education and women affairs institution and strengthen social and cultural norms and values that protect and prevent discrimination against adolescent girls. [56 pages] Read More...

Abdiboru Baseline Quantitative Report

Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health and Nutrition through Structural Solutions project (Abdiboru Project) is implemented in West Hararghe Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia. The project is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project interventions are developed and implemented by CARE/ Ethiopia. Addis Continental Institute of Public Health is the research partner responsible for the research and evaluation components of the project. [113 pages] Read More...

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