Updated Jan 16, 2018

Evidence Action

Part of Duke Energy

http://www.evidenceaction.org/

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Snapshot

Reducing poverty and spurring growth in developing countries requires strategic, high-value investment of scarce resources, whether they come from donors, governments, or communities. Evidence Action develops and de-risks business models for such programs that allow tens of millions of people to be served, and return on investment to be measured. We bridge the gap between rigorous research and pilot programs on the one hand, and institutionalized programs on the other. By focusing on promising approaches backed by rigorous evidence, we support programs that are measurably effective; by seeking to solve the challenge of scale, we provide cost-effective impact for many.

Focus Areas:

Health and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Health and Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)SEE LESS

Implemented In:

Uganda, Malawi, Kenya and 2 MoreSEE MORE

Uganda, Malawi, Kenya, India and GhanaSEE LESS

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Countries Implemented In
Verified Funding

Innovation Description

Evidence Action scales provendevelopment solutions to benefit millions of people around the world. We fillthe gap between knowing “what works” and having impact at scale.
How does your innovation work?
We implementcost-effective interventions whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorousevidence. We identify innovative, appropriate financing mechanisms and build best practice operational models.We voraciously self-evaluate, learn, and improve our models for scaling with a commitment to transparency onprogress, impact, and value for money.

Milestones

Sep 2017
Recognition
Featured Innovator
Apr 2015
Date Unknown
Launched
Date Unknown
New Country
Kenya
Date Unknown
New Country
Malawi
Date Unknown
New Country
Uganda