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Agriculture Education Emergencies Health HIV and AIDS Microfinance Peacebuilding Water and Sanitation

Cross-Cutting Areas

Capacity Strengthening Climate Change ICT4D IHD Monitoring and Evaluation Youth

Entries in ICT4D fact sheets (3)

Monday
Apr202015

Delivering Health Microinsurance through Savings and Internal Lending Communities: An Evaluation of CRS' Experience in Benin

Delivering Health Microinsurance through Savings and Internal Lending Communities: An Evaluation of CRS Experience in Benin   

In Benin, the average household spends more than 40% of its total budget on out-of-pocket health expenses each year.

Catholic Relief Services and partners piloted a health microinsurance product and delivered it through savings groups in Benin. We introduced a digital solution to improve efficiency and scalability. This document evaluates the project's ability to increase access to health services among rural households.

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Monday
May192014

Farmbook Suite: ICT for Agribusiness and Rural Development 

  

This publication gives an overview of CRS' Farmbook Suite, a set of integrated field-based tools that we are developing and testing to help agents support farmer groups. The tools are designed to improve training, business planning, market analysis and GIS-linked service delivery.

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Friday
Jul302010

Using Mobile Phones to Support OVC in Tanzania: Results of an Operations Research Study

This program aims to enhance the quality and effectiveness of CRS OVC programming. Community volunteers can input data into forms on their cell phones. This information is captured, synthesized and analyzed in a database that will be available to staff and partners, including the Tanzanian government.

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