Fulfilling each child's full potential

We invest in the future of children by promoting good parenting and quality education.

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What We Do

We conduct experiments and help to scale up science-based solutions, with the goal of ensuring that all children have a good start in life and acquire the knowledge and skills they need to reach their full potential.

Early Childhood Development

Promoting good parenting practices

Pre-school and Primary Education

Getting children ready for school and supporting learning

Youth Training

Promoting the development of technical and life skills

Our Results

We achieve results through constant monitoring and rigorous evaluation of our projects.

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partners in the cocoa and chocolate industry
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beneficiary children
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Our Partners

We foster partnerships in an ecosystem that brings together the Ivorian government, companies in the cocoa and chocolate industry, philanthropic foundations, research partners and civil society organizations. Together, we are addressing the challenges of early childhood development and seeking to improve the quality of education.

Our News

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“There are many people like me, who aspire every day to give a new impulse to our education system”

July 23, 2020

Adja Mariam Mahre Soro is an entrepreneur in the education field. She runs two companies: Studio KÄ, an animation studio and Voyelles a publishing house, both of which produce educational content highlighting Africa’s cultural heritage for the youth. In a few words, she shares with us her experience as an entrepreneur in the educational sector as well as advice for those who would like to take the leap.

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We strongly believe that solutions must be based on scientific evidence. Accordingly, we support high-level research, studies and rigorous evaluations.

Studies & Reports

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Teaching at the Right Level (PEC 2) Formal schools_Endline Report

Author: Innovations for Poverty Action Year: 2020

Through TRECC Grant Matching Mechanism round 2 (GMM2), 13 pilots-to-scale projects have been co-funded with 12 cocoa companies and implemented by 14 implementing organizations in the sectors of Early Childhood Development, Primary Education and Vocational Training.

The role of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is to provide technical support to the companies and implementing agencies to design and implement sound monitoring systems to closely monitor and learn from these pilots. IPA also conducts its own independent and complementary data collection to evaluate the pilot projects.

This report contains IPA’s analysis and recommendations on the potential scale-up of the Company Partner pilot.

Teaching at the Right Level (PEC 1) Formal schools_Endline Report

This report contains IPA’s analysis and recommendations on the potential scale-up of the Company Partner pilot in the framework of TRECC Grant Matching Mechanism round 2.

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Millions Learning Real-time Scaling Labs: Emerging findings and key insights

Author: Jenny Perlman Robinson, Molly Curtiss and Patrick Hannahan – CUE at Brookings Year: 2020 The brief provides a…

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Acumen Report: Cocoa Interrupted

Author: Acumen Year: 2019 Cocoa Interrupted details how social enterprises can play a role in creatively and sustainably addressing the varied…

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