Tanzania Reports


ReportsTanzania Conditional Cash Transfer (TASAF III/ PSSN): Youth Well-being and the Transition to Adulthood Evaluation

Data Collection:
Years:2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
Sample Size:1,357 youth (study 1) and 2,458 adolescents (study 2)
Location:8 Mainland Districts: Misungwi, Kahama, Kilola, Kisarawe, Handeni, Mbogwe, Itilima, Uyui (study 1), and 4 mainland districts/councils: Rungwe, Busokelo, Mufindi, Mafinga (study 2)
Evaluation Design:Cluster randomized Control Trial
Key Partners/ Implementers:Study 1: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, REPOA, Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF), UNICEF Tanzania

Study 2: UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, EDI Global, TASAF, TACAIDS, University of Buffalo, UNICEF Tanzania

Funders:Study 1: Funding for this evaluation has generously been provided by UNICEF Tanzania, UNICEF ESARO, an Anonymous Donor, and Sida through a grant to UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti, supporting the Transfer Project.

Study 2: Funding for this pilot and evaluation has been provided by Oak Foundation (#OCAY-16-73) and UNICEF. Additional funding for the evaluation was provided by the UK’s Department of International Development (DFID 203529-102) and the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida G41102), both through a grant to UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti supporting the Transfer Project. Additional funding for implementation activities was provided by Irish Aid. Funding for a round of mobile surveys (in 2020) to understand impacts of COVID-19 on adolescent/youth health and economic well-being was funded by UNICEF Tanzania and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GIZ GmbH under the umbrella of the P4H Health Financing Network. Funding for a fourth round of follow-up data collection (in 2021) is being provided by the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office through a grant to UNICEF Office of Research—Innocenti.

Click on the reports below to download:

Study 1: PSSN effects on youth well-being and the transition to adulthood (2015-2017)

Study 2: Impact evaluation of the Ujana Salama: A Cash Plus Model for Save Transitions to a Healthy and Productive Adulthood [layered on top of the PSSN (2017-2021)]

Other related reports:

  • The 2010-2012 pilot CCT was evaluated by researchers at the World Bank (report can be found here; not part of the Transfer Project)
  • World Bank examining broad programme impacts (baseline report found here and midline report found here; not part of the Transfer Project)
  • REPOA examined impacts on women’s empowerment in agriculture (summary brief found here)