Evidence and Guidance for Family Strengthening to Help Families Stay Together

July 10, 2018
Authors: ASPIRES project
Organization: FHI 360

Poverty is often at the root of why children are placed in residential care facilities.  The ASPIRES (Accelerating Strategies for Practical Innovation and Research in Economic Strengthening) project is looking at economic strengthening can both prevent family separation and also increase success when reintegrating children with families.  This fact sheet describes two research projects that ASPIRES is conducting in Uganda to test the theory that a combination of case management, social support and household economic and livelihood strengthening can stabilize vulnerable families.