eConsultant2: Texting for Nutrition: Impact evaluation

Deadline: 04-Mar-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Texting for Nutrition is an innovative intervention that uses mobile technology to Rajasthandisseminate tailored messages to promote good nutrition practices among parents in rural and urban mostly poor households in Chimborazo, Ecuador. Caregivers of children between the ages of 0-3 registered for the program in the last quarter of 2014. Throughout 2015, registered caregivers received text messages sharing new information and encouraging behavior change along several key areas.

The Texting for Nutrition project is currently on-going and set to conclude in March 2016. The impact evaluation will estimate the effects of the Texting for Nutrition program on (i) knowledge of good health and nutrition practices, (ii) influencing parental behavior (iii) social customs & descriptive norms towards health/nutrition practices for their children and (iv) the nutritional status of the children.


The selected data collection firm will complete tasks within two primary objectives:
1) Collect high quality household and individual data, and
2) Train the local TDI survey team in data collection best practices, building local capacity.

See full tender here: #1213957 Texting for Nutrition Impact Evaluation Data Collection

eConsultant2 website: https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org

Tender notification: # 1213957

Assignment Countries:

  • EC – Ecuador

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