Poverty Alleviation Resources

A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Poverty Alleviation for NGOs and development professionals.

A Free Fighting Poverty with Faith Food Stamp Challenge Action Toolkit

The Food Stamp Challenge is a week-long event where leaders and community members live on the average food stamp allotment. The toolkit is a great way of mobilizing their community to better understand how the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) works on a personal level while highlighting the continued need for feeding programs. What is… [Read More]

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A Free Toolkit for Indigenous Women’s Rights and the African Human Rights System

Indigenous women form one of the most vulnerable groups on the African continent. They face multiple forms of discrimination associated especially with their indigenous identity, their gender, culture, religion and language. This multiple, or intersectional, discrimination is a significant obstacle to the ability of indigenous women to exercise their rights. As such, it limits their… [Read More]

A Free Toolkit on Structural Funds for Social NGOs

This toolkit is created to support National Networks to make use of the ESF in their fight against poverty. Aims Aims of this toolkit: To provide guidance for National Networks to influence Managing Authorities while drafting the Operational Programmes. To ensure that the SF OPs will deliver on the poverty reduction target and will respect… [Read More]

A Free Handbook on Poverty and Social Analysis

The Handbook on Poverty and Social Analysis: A Working Document is designed to be a valuable resource to help staff of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), government officers, consultants, project sponsors/borrowers, and other stakeholders to effectively address the poverty and social dimensions of ADB’s operations. Ultimately, the handbook aims to contribute to positive development outcomes… [Read More]

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A Free Handbook for Integrating Risk Analysis in the Economic Analysis of Projects

This handbook provides guidance on integration of risk analysis in the design and analysis of projects. The Handbook provides guidance on integration of risk analysis in the design and analysis of projects. To illustrate the ease of use of quantitative risk analysis software, the Handbook includes case studies based on actual ADB projects in the… [Read More]

A Free Good Practice Sourcebook on Health Impact Assessment

This publication provides practical tools and guidance on how development projects of the Asian Development Bank can improve the health of the communities that they serve. This sourcebook provides up-to-date information regarding ADB environmental safeguards, poverty and social analysis, and compliance procedures in order to support the process of health impact assessment. It is a… [Read More]

A Free Community Development Carbon Finance Toolkit

The Environmental Economics Programme together with South North prepared a carbon finance toolkit for the Community Development Carbon Fund of the World Bank. This is aimed at multiple audiences including Task Team Leaders, Local Government and local communities to help them better understand carbon finance and the potential for incorporating carbon finance into community development… [Read More]

A Free Toolkit for Localising the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

This toolkit has been prepared jointly by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Local Government International Bureau (LGIB) within the context of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The toolkit is a part of a broader initiative aiming at mobilizing local capacity and unleashing opportunities for leaders to realize the MDGs at the local level…. [Read More]