Aponjon Offers Personalized mHealth Messages to Pregnant Women

  When families find out that they are pregnant, they usually do whatever they can to understand how to provide the ensure the best antenatal development. Some resort to books offering a multitude of advice and regulations, others seek the advice of medical practitioners. Where neither of these resources are readily available people sometimes resort to advice from people in …

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Conditional Cash Transfers: The Ups and Downs

As a companion piece to the post that covered GiveDirectly’s method of giving unconditional funds to beneficiaries, here is an example from a World Bank study on when it might be appropriate to engage in conditional cash transfers (CCT). The issue here is female school attendance. It is generally a very good thing to see more girls in school for …

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