Evaluating the Hunger Project in Ghana
The Hunger Project/Epicenter strategy is a community based development strategy that will positively affect health, education, empowerment, and consumption.
To Better Understand How Epicenter's (Which House Education, Health and Finance Centers in Ghana) Increase Individual's Sense of Empowerment.
Behavioral: Community Empowerment
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
|Official Title:||Evaluating the Hunger Project's Scaling-up of Epicenter Strategy in Ghana|
- Increased sense of empowerment
- Increased health, education, and consumption outcomes and increase in the number of public goods
|Study Start Date:||August 2007|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||May 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The investigators propose a randomized controlled design that will measure how The Hunger Projects' intervention affects the lives of Ghanaians. A pre-intervention baseline survey of approximately 4,000 households with over 20,000 individuals and two follow-up surveys of the same households will be conducted over the ten year experimental period.
|Ghana Hunger Project||Recruiting|
|Several, Eastern, Ghana|
|Contact: Melissa Hidrobo, PhD Student Economics (510) 643-5417 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: David Levine, PhD Econ|
|Principal Investigator:||David Levine, PhD Econ||University of California at Berkeley|