Over the last four years, we have worked with the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics to incorporate low-cost behavioral interventions into our Winning Start program to incentivize volunteer retention, motivation, and performance. Since introducing these insights, we’ve seen higher retention rates and engagement, leading to greater reach, and improved cost-effectiveness.
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Check out our new dashboard with real-time key performance indicators for Dispensers for Safe Water, our flagship program in East Africa. See how we are doing - any time!
Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative calculates what it costs to deworm a child in the countries that we work in. You might have seen the ‘cost per child per year’ to treat for parasitic worms cited in our materials and that of others.
So how do we calculate that cost? In the spirit of transparency (and in hopes of clearing up any misconceptions about how we determine our supported deworming programs’ cost per child), let’s talk costing! Here is how we calculate the cost per child/per year for deworming.