The Targeting Process within the Graduation Programme in Malawi

The Targeting Process within the Graduation Programme in Malawi

07 February 2018

The Graduation Programme targets extreme poor households that nonetheless have labour capacity. As comprehensive targeting forms an integral part of the Graduation Model, Concern developed an in-depth targeting method, involving the communities as much as possible throughout the process.

Targeting consisted of five stages: a comprehensive wealth ranking, a verification/screening process, pre-registration, registration and a baseline. This was accompanied by regular community sensitizations to receive feedback and increase community ownership. A Complaints Response Mechanism (CRM), set up at the beginning of the targeting process is active throughout programme implementation. The CRM offers beneficiaries a number of channels to voice their concerns and complaints, including a toll free line and complaint boxes. The entire targeting process took 5 months.

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The Targeting Process within the Graduation Programme in Malawi

This brief looks at the targeting process within Concern's graduation programme in Malawi.
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