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YouthPower: Evidence & Evaluation IDIQ (2015-2020)


Making Cents International is a prime holder of USAID’s YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ. Funded by USAID Bureaus for Global Health (GH); Economic Growth, Education, and Environment (E3); and Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), the IDIQ is a part of USAID’s first dedicated cross-sectoral positive youth development (PYD) initiative, YouthPower. YouthPower strengthens local, national, and global youth systems and programs to achieve sustainable, positive youth outcomes in health, education, and political and economic empowerment, and to increase youth engagement in development efforts. The YouthPower: Evidence and Evaluation IDIQ focuses on research and evaluation of youth programming, and technical leadership and dissemination of knowledge in the field of PYD.

Advancing Basic Education: Access for All (ABE:ACCESS) IDIQ


The ABE: ACCESS IDIQ supports USAID Missions and Bureaus in addressing their education objectives in environments that may be or have been affected by crisis, conflict, fragility and/or lawlessness. To achieve this goal, the Agency has identified three illustrative results: safe learning opportunities for children and youth provided, crisis prevention efforts strengthened, and institutional capacity to provide services strengthened.


Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by Creative Associates International. Making Cents’ role focuses of supporting safe learning opportunities for youth, including non-formal programs that focus on financial literacy and basic life skills and capacity building of local institutions to provide financial services, business skills, and enterprise development skills to youth.

Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI) IQC


The CBSI IQC is a USAID contracting mechanism that serves as a major pillar of U.S. security strategy for the Caribbean region. The core focus of CBSI is to increase citizen safety in the region by working collectively to counter corruption, substantially reduce illicit trafficking, increase public safety, improve juvenile justice systems, and provide opportunities for workforce development.


Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by Social Impact. Making Cents provides technical assistance in youth-focused assessments and evaluations. 



Technical Assistance and Support Contract Four (TASC4) Africa (2011-2018)


The (TASC4) Africa IDIQ is designed to help USAID advance global health priorities throughout Africa. The project contributes to improvements in the health of people—especially women, children and other vulnerable populations—in countries throughout Africa, through expansion of basic health services.


Making Cents International is a member of the consortium led by John Snow Inc. (JSI). Making Cents’ role is to provide technical expertise in the areas of adolescent reproductive health, orphans and vulnerable children, food security, private-public partnerships, and capacity building.

Making Cents International is a women-owned small business.