Scaling Pathways: Case Study - Evidence Action

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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What does it take to scale social impact?

As we seek to create solutions to widespread, seemingly intractable problems, such as poverty and climate change, answering this question is as urgent as ever.
To inform the actions of social entrepreneurs and the strategies of funders who support them, the Innovation Investment Alliance, a funding and learning partnership between the Skoll Foundation and USAID’s Global Development Lab, with support from Mercy Corps, and CASE at Duke University are excited to launch Scaling Pathways.
The Scaling Pathways series explores the strategies that leading social enterprises have taken to scale their social impact and answers questions like - What were their scaling tactics? What were their biggest surprises and pivots? What have we learned from their successes – and failures – along the way?

Case Study on Evidence Action

This Scaling Pathways resource is an in-depth case study on Evidence Action. Through its Dispensers for Safe Water program, Evidence Action installs chlorine dispensers at community water points. To ensure effective usage of the chlorine and improve health outcomes, Evidence Action conducts behavior change and community education initiatives. This case study dives deep into Evidence Action's scaling pathway and its pivots, successes and failures along the way.