Archive: Economic Strengthening

Savings Groups for Adolescents and Youth Affected by HIV

March 26, 2019

How can savings groups for adolescents and youth contribute to positive youth development and HIV prevention, care, and treatment outcomes? On January 30, 2019, Carrie Miller and Benjamin Allen of CRS shared insights on designing and implementing adolescent and youth savings groups withing the context of a PEPFAR project. This webinar draws from the new Accelerating Strategies for… View Article

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An Introduction to the ASPIRES Vulnerability Assessment Handbook for Economic Strengthening Projects.

June 12, 2017

The ASPIRES Vulnerability Assessment Handbook for Economic Strengthening Projects provides guidance for implementers looking to understand the economic vulnerabilities and strengths of their participant populations.  ASPIRES held a webinar on May 10, 2017 to give an overview for the handbook, an introduction to vulnerability assessment methods, a framework for understanding economic vulnerability in the HIV… View Article

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Social Protection, Economic Empowerment, and ART Adherence among Adolescents Living with HIV

May 31, 2016

There is new evidence available examining the potential protective links between social protection, prevention, economic opportunities, and ART adherence among adolescents living with HIV. Two international researchers will share their preliminary results emerging from studies in South Africa and Uganda, detailing different pathways that uncover the connections between economic opportunities, “cash + care” social protection, and HIV treatment outcomes among adolescents living with HIV.

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