Lesotho Reports

ReportsLesotho Child Grant Programme (CGP)

Data Collection:



2011 (baseline), 2013 (endline)


Sample Size:

1531 eligible households, half in control areas and the other half in treatment areas. A further 1571 non-eligible households from sampled villages were also surveyed to gather information on targeting and spillover effects.



Four community councils

Evaluation Design:

Longitudinal Randomized Design, with randomization conducted at the Enumeration District (ED) level.

Key Partners/ Implementers:

Lesotho Ministry of Social Development


OPM - Oxford Policy Managment


EU - European Union



ReportsLesotho Child Grant Programme (CGP) + Sustainable Poverty Reduction through Government Service Support (SPRINGS)

Data Collection:
Sample Size:1550 households (8212 individuals)
Location:Six districts: Berea, Butha-Buthe, Leribe, Mafeteng, Maseru and Mohale’s Hoek
Evaluation Design:Quantitative impact evaluation
Key Partners/ Implementers:Lesotho Ministry of Social Development

FAO Lesotho

UNICEF Lesotho

CRS - Catholic Relief Services

Funders:Kingdom of Belgium, The Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland through the Multipartner Programme Support Mechanism (FMM)

International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) through the Universidad de los Andes

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