Webinar Presentation: Resilience Building and Adaptability of Graduation Approach: Experience of and Evidence from BRAC Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme in responding to COVID-19 Shocks in Bangladesh

Slide presentation of the webinar held on 31 August 2021.

This webinar shared evidence on the adaptability of and resilience built by the Graduation approach based on the experience of the Ultra-Poor Graduation (UPG) programme of BRAC in Bangladesh. This is the second webinar organised by SPEC on the effectiveness of the Graduation approach against a large shock like COVID-19, following the webinar on Honduras’ Graduation program.

BRAC pioneered the graduation approach in Bangladesh that is adopted in over 50 countries in the world. The UPG programme has shown evidence of building the resilience of the participants to cope with the COVID-19 shock. The design of the UPG has shown flexibility to significant adaptation during the COVID-19 crisis.