Partnerships for Change: A Cost Benefit Analysis of Self Help Groups in Ethiopia


Client: Tearfund
Year: 2012
Countries: Ethiopia

Courtenay provided training and support to Tearfund country staff to conduct a cost benefit analysis of their Self Help Group programme, which has been running for over ten years. The programme helps to facilitate community groups to save, and provide informal insurance and safety nets through community mobilization. The Cost Benefit analysis indicated that the programme is delivering returns of between $58 and $173 for every $1 invested.

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