income. The same form is then used at the end of the project. From these data the client's increase in income as a result of the project is determined, allowing for alternative sources of income foregone as well as the expansion of the local economy. A benefit-cost ratio is also determined
which helps project staff get an idea of where their efforts are most effectively directed. This system of evaluation follows the emphasis of CARE's Small Economic Activity Development unit.
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