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Tuesday
Jan072014

Learning From Comprehensive Capacity Strengthening in Kenya

Learning From Comprehensive Capacity Strengthening in Kenya   

In Kenya, CRS selected 15 partners for capacity strengthening in comprehensive HIV and AIDS service delivery. The project produced changes at every level of the partners' operations.

This learning paper draws on quantitative and qualitative data to distill insights about the capacity strengthening experience.

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Tuesday
Jan072014

Learning From Transitioning a Large Grant to Local Control in Tanzania

Learning From Transitioning a Large Grant to Local Control in Tanzania   

This learning paper describes CRS' successful transition of a large grant to local control in Tanzania. It explores the following topics:

Choose from the topics above or download the set (PDF, 643 KB).

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Monday
Dec162013

AIDSRelief Final Report: Providing Treatment, Restoring Hope

AIDSRelief Final Report: Providing Treatment, Restoring Hope   

When the first PEPFAR programs launched in 2004, many people did not believe it was possible to deliver high-quality, sustainable HIV treatment in low-resource settings.

Over the next nine years, AIDSRelief and other PEPFAR partners exceeded all expectations, delivering HIV care and treatment to more than 700,000 people in 10 countries, including nearly 400,000 who enrolled on antiretroviral therapy.

This final report on AIDSRelief outlines key outcomes and lessons learned. It describes approaches and methods that contributed to the initiative's success.

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Friday
Nov222013

CRS West Africa's Malaria Programming

CRS West Africa Malaria Programming   

This fact sheet describes CRS' malaria programming in West Africa.

In 2013, CRS managed malaria projects in seven countries across West Africa, reaching 14 million direct beneficiaries.

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Tuesday
Oct292013

Learning from child survival and community health programs

Learning from child survival and community health programs   

These project overviews describe child survival and community health programs that focus on low-cost, high-impact interventions. Topics include

  • sustainable community-based approaches,
  • mobile phone apps for health care workers,
  • men's involvement in maternal and child health,
  • rapid diagnostic testing for malaria,
  • rural obstetric care,
  • influencing national policies, and more.

Browse the overviews one at a time, or download the set (PDF, 714 KB).

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Thursday
Oct172013

How SILC Members Use Their Money: A Study of SILC Fund Use in Zambia

How SILC Members Use Their Money: A Study of SILC Fund Use in Zambia   

There is much anecdotal evidence to suggest participation in savings and internal lending communities (SILC) helps members to meet key household needs. However, there is little information on exactly how members are using SILC funds and how these uses improve their livelihoods.

This product-use study provides insight into exactly how members are using the three primary SILC funds (loans, social fund, and savings at share-out), how these uses are affecting livelihoods and how SILC group members perceive the funds.

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Tuesday
Oct152013

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators

Humanitarian Response in Violent Conflict: A Toolbox of Conflict Sensitive Indicators   

This toolbox adapts a sample of 15 indicators from the SPHERE Project's Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response to be even more conflict sensitive while remaining practical and user-friendly.

It facilitates more intentional collaboration between humanitarian response and justice and peacebuilding program practitioners in the design and implementation of joint programmatic efforts.

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Thursday
Oct102013

Baseline Study Summary: ReMIND—Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths

Baseline Study Summary: ReMIND—Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths   

CRS' Reducing Maternal and Newborn Deaths (ReMiND) Project (2012–2015) works with government community health workers to improve the frequency and quality of pregnancy, postpartum, newborn and young child home visits in Kaushambi District of Uttar Pradesh, India.

This summary of the baseline study includes a description of the project, the study methodology, key findings, conclusions and priority recommendations for the project going forward.

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Tuesday
Oct082013

How a Partnership Set Itself Up for Success in India

How a Partnership Set Itself Up for Success in India   

Partnerships often look good on paper but may be challenging in practice. This learning paper describes a promising partnership in India and the partners' innovative approach to strengthening the capacity of local organizations.

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Friday
Sep272013

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013; A Case Study From Rwanda

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013   

CRS' Ibyiringiro project in Rwanda reached more than 12,000 beneficiaries through an integrated approach to HIV. This case study looks at the experiences of project participants during the life of the project (2008–2013).

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Monday
Sep162013

Case studies on shelter and settlement

Case studies on shelter and settlement   

These 13 case studies describe how shelter and settlement programs responded to emergencies in 10 countries. Each case study addresses an issue that relates to locally appropriate responses, including

  • disaster risk reduction,
  • market-based solutions,
  • owner-driven construction,
  • camp closure,
  • long-term housing,
  • urban and rural shelters,
  • accountability, resilience and more.

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Wednesday
Sep042013

The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa

The Road to Resilience: Case Studies on Building Resilience in the Horn of Africa   

How can relief and development programs promote resilience in regions that experience recurrent crises? The six case studies in this document describe some of the ways that CRS has responded to the following challenges in the Horn of Africa:

  • Drought-related climate change
  • Environmental degradation
  • Floods
  • Crop pests and diseases

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Friday
Aug232013

CRS et les moyens de subsistance agricoles

CRS et les moyens de subsistance agricoles   

Au cours des cinq prochaines années, CRS et ses partenaires vont ouvrir la « voie de la prospérité » à 2 millions de ménages ruraux, soit 12 millions de personnes. Nous les aiderons à se relever, à construire et à se développer pour créer des moyens de subsistance agricoles prospères et résilients.

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Wednesday
Aug142013

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members

Communication Toolbox: Practical Guidance for Program Managers to Improve Communication With Participants and Community Members   

The Communication Toolbox offers practical guidance for program managers who want to communicate more effectively with program participants and community members.

Download the complete publication (PDF, 1.8 MB, 60 pages) or choose individual tools:

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Friday
Jul262013

Capacity Strengthening With the Catholic Church of Rwanda

Capacity Strengthening With the Catholic Church of Rwanda   

This case study describes how CRS and the Catholic Church of Rwanda developed a particularly successful partnership.

CRS provided technical assistance, accompaniment and eventually modest funding for capacity strengthening. The work expanded to include the Episcopal Conference, four dioceses and a Church Strategic Support Portfolio.

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