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We are committed to learning out loud. These are our insights in action.


Demystifying LLMs (Part 2): Autonomous Agents for Data Analysis

Autonomous LLM agents can aid in data analysis tasks, specifically exploratory data analysis.

Demystifying LLMs: Experts in Language

Recent strides in machine learning have made it easier to harness “collective wisdom” for the public good. In this post, we will dive into LLMs.

Why we are keen on "learning implementers"

There is always lots to learn in any given context, so we seek grantees that combine research and implementation muscle under the same roof.


What happened when we tried to use LLMs and machine learning in our own work?

Early lessons from a precision health partnership

In early 2022, we began investigating ways to support the agency of pregnant women and mothers. How might we help?

Podcast interview: Is expanding agency better than cash?

Exploring the concept of human agency in development and its impact on charitable interventions.

A new paradigm for nonprofit programming

Because people's lives and contexts keep changing, nonprofit programmes need to constantly iterate to factor in new information. Technology and real-time data can play a big role here.

Work with SurveyCTO data in R using the rsurveycto package

Learn how to use rsurveycto package to analyze and visualize SurveyCTO data in R effortlessly.

Foundations of our approach

Empowering people in poverty to navigate their own choices through expanded agency, using data and technology.