Scaling upwards and outwards – “Franchising” early childhood development projects
HIPPY SA needed to devise a scalability strategy that could achieve growth without compromising quality. They then stumbled across the term ‘Social Franchising’ which in their words “means that by systematically codifying the core elements of the programme, and then producing reliable outcomes, it is possible to ‘franchise’ the programme to other organisations and communities on a demand-lead basis”. In this learning brief they describe how they went about developing a franchising model for their programme as well as the lessons that they learned in the process. Read more here.