Graduating to Resilience Cohort 1 Fact Sheet

As part of the AVSI consortium, Trickle Up is providing technical assistance to the Graduating to Resilience Activity. IPA evaluated the first cohort of the program through an RCT.

In 2017, the AVSI consortium in Uganda, funded by USAID and consisting of AVSI Uganda, the American Institutes for Research, and Trickle Up, adapted and implemented the Graduation Approach to improve food security, nutrition, self-reliance, and resilience among refugees and host communities in extreme poverty in the Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement and surrounding host communities of the Kamwenge District in southwest Uganda.

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) evaluated the first cohort of this program using a randomized controlled trial to measure the impact and cost-effectiveness of different variations of the Graduation Approach.



In May 2023, Trickle Up invited partners from three Graduation projects in East Africa to share the opportunities and challenges they identified in implementing programs in contexts of displacement with refugee and host communities. During the first two days of the...