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Monitoring & Evaluation

Poverty Probability Index

The Poverty Probability Index (PPI®) is a poverty measurement tool for organizations and businesses with a mission to serve the poor. The PPI is statistically-sound, yet simple to use: the answers to 10 questions about a household’s characteristics and asset ownership are scored to compute the likelihood that the household is living below the poverty line – or above by only a narrow margin. With the PPI, organizations can identify the clients, customers, or employees who are most likely to be poor or vulnerable to poverty, integrating objective poverty data into their assessments and strategic decision-making.

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to the Progress out of Poverty Index ⏰ 2:34
  • How organizations use the Progress out of Poverty Index ⏰ 4:03
  • Calculating Poverty Rates
  • Calculating Poverty Rates with the PPI ⏰ 4:43
  • Simple PPI Data Intake Tool
  • Introduction to the Simple PPI Data Intake Tool ⏰ 1:32
  • Tab 1: Setting up the Look-up Tables ⏰ 2:09
  • Tab 2: Customizing fields ⏰ 4:21
  • Tab 3: Analyzing data with a Pivot Table ⏰ 2:43
  • Tab 4: Using the 'Backup' tab to correct formulas ⏰ 1:05
  • Data validation with the Simple Intake Tool ⏰ 3:35
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed