Community-based programs seek to empower local communities to identify and implement the projects they most need. IPA's research on this topic has included evaluating of a government-implemented community driven development program in the Philippines, a community sanitation project in Bangladesh, and a community-based anti-poverty project in Ghana.

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Poor sanitation is estimated to cause 280,000 deaths per year worldwide, despite the existence of simple, effective solutions.

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To foster economic productivity and stability in post-conflict countries, many development organizations have created economic programs and psychosocial programs aimed at vulnerable youth.