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Scaling up: the BRAC experience

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Salehuddin
dc.contributor.author French, Micaela
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-19T07:43:29Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-19T07:43:29Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/569
dc.description.abstract BRAC, a development NGO based in Bangladesh, has demonstrated an extraordinary aptitude for program expansion, or ‘scaling up’. Only thirty-four years old, the organization is today the largest NGO in the world, with programs serving an estimated 110 million people. This paper identifies the seven key principles of scaling up responsible for BRAC’s success: Listening to the People, Vision, Piloting, Training, Down-to-Earth Management, Evaluation and Adaptation, and Advocacy. The expansion of BRAC’s widely imitated Non-Formal Primary Education furnishes concrete examples of these principles in practice. It is our hope that these lessons, accumulated from BRAC’s long experience, will prove useful to other organizations as they endeavor to expand. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher BRAC University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BRAC University Journal, BRAC University;Vol.3. No. 2, pp. 35-40
dc.subject Scaling up en_US
dc.subject expansion en_US
dc.subject BRAC en_US
dc.subject NGO en_US
dc.title Scaling up: the BRAC experience en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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