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Evaluating the Impact of Community-Based Interventions on Schooling Outcomes Among Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Lusaka, Zambia (Journal Article)

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  • Minki Chatterji
  • Paul Hutchinson
  • Nancy Murray
  • Kathy Buek
  • Yvonne Mulenga
  • Tom Ventimiglia
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    In sub-Saharan Africa, an estimated 12 million children under the age of 18 have lost a parent to acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Despite this situation, the evidence regarding effectiveness of interventions targeting these children remains scant. This article contributes to the literature by evaluating the impact of a community-based program implemented by a Zambian non-governmental organization on educational outcomes among orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in Lusaka, Zambia. These outcomes included school enrollment and being at the correct age-for-grade.

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    Date of creation: 30 Jun 2010
    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:b48aad52488f40879f9ba5ac60273857
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