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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00532753
Verified July 2008 by University of California, Berkeley. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The Hunger Project/Epicenter strategy is a community based development strategy that will positively affect health, education, empowerment, and consumption.
Condition or disease
To Better Understand How Epicenter's (Which House Education, Health and Finance Centers in Ghana) Increase Individual's Sense of Empowerment.
Behavioral: Community Empowerment
Early Phase 1
The investigators propose a randomized controlled design that will measure how The Hunger Projects' intervention affects the lives of Ghanaians. A pre-intervention baseline survey of approximately 4,000 households with over 20,000 individuals and two follow-up surveys of the same households will be conducted over the ten year experimental period.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:
The subject population will be individuals and households from communities in the Eastern Region of Ghana.
Only exclusion criteria is that households outside of the Eastern region of Ghana will not be surveyed