Innovations for Poverty Action

For General Operating Support

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) conducts randomized evaluations of development interventions, testing whether programs and policies achieve the target impact. It shares the evidence it creates with development practitioners, policymakers, and donors, seeking to influence decision makers to spend public resources more effectively. During this grant period, IPA will increase its policy footprint, including (a) developing coordinated sector-based global research agendas; (b) increasing the number of policy staff; and (c) strengthening long-term partnerships with governments.
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for general operating support  
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a nonprofit research and policy advocacy organization that conducts randomized evaluations of development interventions to help the world’s poor. In addition to sharing evidence with development practitioners, policymakers, and donors, IPA provides direct advice to decision makers on how to use the evidence. General operating support would help IPA strengthen their global research capacity, expand their policy and communications capabilities, and deepen their ability to translate evaluation findings into policy impact.
for implementing and evaluating the impact of a peer-to-peer teaching model in Kenya  
Many first, second, and third graders in Kenya are struggling to learn to read. This grant to Innovations for Poverty Action would continue to support the evaluation of a simple, low-cost method to improve reading achievement in which sixth graders tutor second and third graders to help them become more fluent readers.

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