Innovations for Poverty Action was established in 2002 and is a nonprofit dedicated to discovering what works to help the world’s poor. They aim to design and evaluate programs in real contexts with real people, and provide hands-on assistance to bring successful programs to scale. IPA evaluates what works in fighting poverty using the most rigorous methodology available: the randomized controlled trial.IPA has a number of projects and research initiatives around the world. Some of their projects include Examining the Effects of Crop Price Insurance for Farmers in Ghana, Peace Education in Rural Liberia, Motivating Take Up of Formal Savings, Northern Uganda Social Action Fund – Youth Opportunities Program and Evaluating the Efficacy of School Based Financial Education Programs.
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