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Graduation from Social Protection: What it Means, How it Works

Published on 28 May 2019

An approach to poverty reduction called the graduation model may offer a fresh and promising path to tackling poverty and vulnerability in the long term.

Graduation programmes are aimed at “graduating” individuals out of extreme poverty and putting them on the path to resilient and sustainable livelihoods by providing a phased, intensive and holistic package of support.

These packages typically include periodic cash transfers, the provision of livestock, life-skills coaching as well as training in income-generating activities and access to savings facilities and microcredit.

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Rachel Sabates-Wheeler

Research Fellow

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European Union

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