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Building Stable Livelihoods for the Ultra-Poor

By BRAC UPGI • October 1, 2023 • 1 minute read

This research was originally published on the J-PAL site and was last updated in October 2023.

A multifaceted livelihood program that provided low-income households with a productive asset, training, regular coaching, access to savings, and consumption support led to large and long-lasting positive impacts on their standard of living. Additionally, recipient households were better positioned to take advantage of higher return labor opportunities, including migrating to urban centers farther away for longer periods of time.