A post parenting assessment was undertaken for the ICDP parenting programme 2017-21 with the following results:
Caregivers reported that they have learnt “proper parenting methods” since they participated in the ICDP parenting programme.
The qualitative findings were corroborated by quantitative data which indicates that overall, caregivers who received the parenting intervention show an improvement in engaging in activities with their children, such as having meals together, praising the child for good behaviour, showing physical affection, etc. compared to caregivers who received the cash-only intervention.
Expansion to Berbera district
The ICDP parenting sessions were expanded to an additional district, Berbera, where parenting session were rolled out with caregivers of 150 households.