Understanding Multidimensional Poverty

Extreme poverty goes far beyond a lack of income. This is because poverty is multidimensional. Health, education, clean water and sanitation, electricity, housing, social inclusion are all crucial indicators which determine standards of living and future prospects of an individual and their household. We cannot eradicate these challenges by focusing on income alone. To address … Continued

BRAC Ultra-Poor Graduation Program in Liberia

In November 2018, BRAC International, with funding from the Dutch Postcode, began the targeting process and launched the Liberia Graduation pilot in March 2019 to provide targeted support to 750 households living in extreme poverty across Kakata and Gbarnga counties and Unification Town (250 households per branch). After two prolonged civil wars and the 2014 … Continued

Youth Graduation Pilot in Uganda

Meet some of the participants of the BRAC International Graduation pilot in Uganda focused on empowering and uplifting youth.

Empowering Women in Rural Kenya: PROFIT Financial Graduation

The Samburu region is an impoverished area of northern Kenya fraught with conflict and struggling with crippling poverty. Before the BOMA Project selected Jecinta Lelenguya as a participant of the IFAD-funded PROFIT Financial Graduation program, her family was barely making ends meet.