This report presents details on the evaluation design of the BRIGHT program and impact findings from the evaluation 10 years after the program's launch.
Related Publications for Burkina Faso: Impact Evaluation Design and Implementation for BRIGHT 1 and 2
BRIGHT Improves Girls' School Enrollment, Test Scores (Issue Brief)Mar 08, 2016
Mathematica Policy Research and its partners recently completed a mid-term evaluation of BRIGHT’s seven-year impact on enrollment, attendance, test scores, health, and child labor. This issue brief summarizes key findings from the evaluation and presents a preliminary benefit-cost analysis of the program,...
Seven-Year Impacts of Burkina Faso's BRIGHT ProgramFeb 25, 2016
Less than half of the girls living in Burkina Faso in 2004 attended primary school. In the same year, only a quarter of all girls were enrolled in the last grade of primary school.
Impact Evaluation of Burkina Faso's BRIGHT Program: Design ReportNov 24, 2015
This report discusses Mathematica’s plan to conduct a mid-term and a longer-term impact evaluation of the Burkinabé Response to Improve Girl’s Chances to Succeed (BRIGHT) program that started in 2005 as BRIGHT I and continued in the same villages as BRIGHT II after 2008.
The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso (Journal Article)Jul 30, 2013
This article evaluates a program that constructed high quality “girl-friendly” primary schools in Burkina Faso.
The Effects of Girl-Friendly Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso (Working Paper)May 30, 2012
This working paper found a program that constructed high quality “girl-friendly” primary schools in Burkina Faso increased enrollment of all children between 5 and 12 years old by 20 percentage points and increased girls’ enrollment 5 percentage points more than boys’.
Impact Evaluation of Burkina Faso's BRIGHT ProgramJun 12, 2009
The BRIGHT program was designed to improve the educational outcomes of children in Burkina Faso. It focused on girls in particular and was implemented in 132 rural villages throughout the 10 provinces in the country where girls’ school enrollment rates were lowest.