Whether Street Business School is delivered directly, or thought NGO partners, participants dramatically increase their incomes and lift their families out of extreme poverty. View our Cost Benefit Analysis.
Street Business School participants trained by NGO partners open a business, keep it open, and diversify into multiple businesses in order to create resilience in the local market.
The amount families spent on daily expenses increased by 80 percent from before training to one year after graduation, based on data from 2 cohorts.
Monthly education spending increased by 50 percent from before the training to one year after graduation, based on data from 2 cohorts.
Twenty-nine (29) percent of all participants reported having money in savings one year after graduation.
Street Business School has dramatically scaled through a social franchise model, combining a proven economic empowerment program with the expertise of local NGO partners who are best positioned to deliver this transformational program.
* SBS impact and reach are pulled from actual partner groups trained as of December 2020, and future projections are based on the following assumptions:
Street Business School partners use our proven economic livelihoods program to support a wide range of programmatic missions. Collectively, they are using SBS to address 15 of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.