This is the first youth-focused workforce development impact evaluation to provide evidence about the effectiveness of sport-for-development programs.
- Two complementary randomized control trials tracking 3000 youth over a two and half year period in Honduras and Guatemala
- Mixed methods analysis using rigorous quantitative and qualitative methods
- In-depth surveys conducted with youth before the program, immediately after completion, and one and a half years after completion. Tools measure education and employment outcomes as well as soft skills such as self-esteem and gender equitable perspectives.
- Multi-perspective longitudinal case studies comparing in-depth interviews with participants and a sample of their peers, teachers, and family members.
- Preliminary evidence of improvements in social outcomes including Development Asset Profile.
- Improvements in job quality, but no significant change to likelihood of employment.
- Mixed results with regard to education.
- Partners of the Americas A Ganar project page
- USAID Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation: Summative Baseline Report: Guatemala
- A Ganar Alliance Impact evaluation: Summative Baseline report: Honduras
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation: Summative Midline Report: Guatemala
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation: Summative Midline Report: Honduras
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation Endline Report – Honduras
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation Endline Report – Guatemala
- A Ganar Alliance Impact Evaluation – SYNTHESIS REPORT