Category: 'Income generation'

 

CSI Connect Webinar Notes: Income Generating Projects, August 2014

CSI Connect Webinar Notes: 21st August 2014. Michelle Yorke, from CSI Solutions, shared lessons learnt, challenges and experiences from evaluating various income generating projects. Great examples, comments and questions were raised by some of the participants. Download the summary notes from the webinar here.

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Income-Generating Programmes

This document looks at Income Generating-Programmes within the context of Continuing Education in Asia and the Pacific. It includes a framework for Income Generating Projects as well as some useful case studies to read through.

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Income Generating Project Summaries

This report is on a program evaluation of the Near East Foundation Consortium. It outlines what was accomplished, what the outcomes were, some challenges experienced, 10 useful lessons learnt and then highlights what to consider for the future which will assist anyone involved with implementing income generating projects.

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The development of a strategy for the facilitation of income-generating projects in rural communities: an insider account

This study was conducted in three phases to develop an approach to skills training and group facilitation in order to generate income via crafts production. The findings of the first two phases of the study stimulated the development and refinement of an activity model and offers a strategy for empowerment . This article reports on the third phase of […]

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Civil Society Participation in income generating activities in South Africa

This research report is a desktop analysis on income generating initiatives in South Africa with a focus on the role of civil society organisations’ (CSOs) in supporting income generating activities in South Africa, highlighting the successes, challenges and opportunities that can still be explored in this sector.

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Community-Based Income Generation: A Case Study of its Effects and Replicability in Urucureá, Brazil

This paper looks at the income generating activity done in a small town of Brazil and the success it has brought. The community engaged in handcraft production, they are able to provide for their workers with the help of the community. The article shows the importance of community enthusiasm and involvement when engaging in local […]

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Empowering Women Through Income Generating Projects: Evidence From Indonesia

This paper looks at how the government and civil society organizations have funded programmes for women in income generating activities in Indonesia. The paper explains how insufficient research was done prior to the programme and hence the loans given to them were not enough. The paper argues that substancial research and analysis should be done […]

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Gender and Rural Microfinance: Reaching and Empowering Women

This article looks at how microfinance is important for women’s empowerment. It focuses on how microfinance particularly in the rural areas is important for women who live there and do not have access to the economic markets. This article also shows how the empowerment of women economically can influence other sectors of society.

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Community Safety Initiative Gender-Based Violence Program

This report takes a look at how women, who are refugees and have experienced gender based violence, can empower themselves by starting income generating projects. The report shows how women can gain skills and education from the programmes run by the ARC organization. This project is important as it demonstrates how women in poverty can provide sustainable […]

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Rural Income Generating Activities: Whatever Happened to the Institutional Vacuum? Evidence from Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam

This paper looks at how income generation activities in the countries of Ghana, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Vietnam have been successful. It looks at the rural areas of these countries and argues that non-farm activities can be successful. At the same time the article argues that proper investment into income generating activities needs to occur so […]

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