Chirag is a rural development organisation based in the Kumaun region of Uttarakhand in India. This case study explores how Chirag used the PPI to gather absolute poverty data to supplement the relative poverty data it was collecting via other means.
Case Studies & Reports
Chirag and the PPI: Building a case for poverty measurement in livelihoods
Alternative PPI Data Collection Methodologies
This report summarizes studies on the accuracy of the PPI when delivered via SMS or at a central location that is not the client's home.
Microfinance: A Poverty Lens on Financial Inclusion
Based on A Representative State-wide Study of Microfinance in Karnataka, India
Rags2Riches and the Progress out of Poverty Index®
This case study explains how an eco-ethical fashion company in the Philippines uses poverty data in pursuit of its social goals.
Gratia Plena Social Action Center and the PPI®
This case study explores how Gratia Plena Social Action Center (SAC-GP), an agricultural development organization the the Philippines, has used the Progress out of Poverty Index®, or PPI®, to better understand the needs of poor farmers.