Save the Children International
The Household Economy Analysis approach (HEA) is a unique approach to understanding household economy i.e. the economic decisions households make. Understanding how households live helps us determine how they will respond and cope in the event of a shock, such as a drought. HEA can:
HEA gives us the tools that we need to thoroughly understand food insecurity and the outcomes of poverty, and to design appropriate and effective interventions that strengthen household livelihoods and resilience to increase income and enable them to adequately invest in their children’s well-being.