Household Economic Strengthening Interventions

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Presentation delivered at the 5th Global Partners Forum on Children Affected by HIV and AIDS on June 3, 2011. A highly summarized version of previous presentations on household economic strengthening.

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Household Economic Strengthening Interventions

  1. 1. THE ROLE OF FAMILIES IN THE PREVENTION, CARE AND SUPPORT OF CHILDREN AFFECTED BY AIDS<br />Household Economic Strengthening Interventions<br />Jason Wolfe, Senior Technical Advisor • USAID/PEPFAR • June 3, 2011 <br />5th Global Partners Forum on Children Affected by HIV and AIDS<br />
  2. 2. Economic Strengthening Pathway<br />Expand household income and consumption<br />Decreasing economic vulnerability<br />Smooth household income and promote asset growth<br />Smooth household consumption and manage household cashflow<br />Build self-insurance mechanisms and protect key assets<br />Recover assets and stabilize household consumption<br />I’m going to explain this to you in 10 minutes (or less)<br />
  3. 3. Economics at the Family Level<br />Small<br />Food<br />Irregular<br />Shelter<br />Healthcare<br />Unpredictable<br />Income generation<br />Income<br />Expenses<br />often our priority<br />always their priority<br />
  4. 4. Families in Destitution<br />(virtually)<br />non-existent<br />income<br />(virtually)<br />non-existent<br />expenses<br />Provision<br />Rebuild consumption capacity :: cash transfers, asset transfers<br /> Invest in safety nets before families get to this point<br />
  5. 5. Families Struggling to Make Ends Meet<br />erratic<br />income<br />erratic<br />expenses<br />Protection<br />Strengthen money management :: savings, credit, storage, financial literacy<br />
  6. 6. Families Prepared to Grow<br />consistent<br />(though low)<br />expenses<br />erratic<br />income<br />Promotion<br />Diversify & grow income :: increase productivity for existing IGAs <br /> invest in new, complementary, & low-risk IGAs<br />
  7. 7. In a Nutshell<br />Know your families and their vulnerabilities<br />Build on natural household behaviors<br />When in doubt, strengthen money management – especially through savings<br />
  8. 8. Thank You!<br />Jason Wolfe<br />jwolfe@usaid.gov<br />(202) 712-1882<br />

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