Making Cents International Awarded YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ and Task Order 1
Making Cents International was selected by USAID to be a prime contractor for the five-year Youth Power: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ. This initiative, will provide USAID with expert research and evaluation of youth programming and will facilitate technical leadership and dissemination of knowledge in the field of positive youth development (PYD).
Making Cents has assembled an impressive team of partners that include the International Center for Research on Women (involving Lancet Youth Commissioner Suzanne Petroni), Development & Training Services, Results for Development Institute, Khulisa Management Services, Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington, Centre for Adolescent Health – Royal Children’s Hospital & University of Melbourne (involving Lancet Youth Commission Chair George Patton), Child Protection in Crisis Network at Columbia University, Young Americas Business Trust, and the India-based YP Foundation.
The work under this Task Order will help USAID to transform its youth in development investments from single-sector, problem-focused responses towards cross-sectoral PYD investments that help countries support youth in reaching their full potential.