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New Global UGRAD Evaluation Reveals Program's Impact

February 11, 2013
Global UGRAD students
More than 100 UGRAD participants shared their most significant change stories for the qualitative program evaluation.

Currently in its tenth year of administering the Global UGRAD program, IREX conducted a qualitative study to increase its understanding of the long- and short-term effects of the Global UGRAD program on individuals, institutions, and communities. Using the Most Significant Change technique, IREX gathered nearly 100 stories of significant change from program alumni in Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Ukraine, and Armenia. IREX then analyzed the data according to the types of changes that alumni shared. Read the Summary.