This dataset includes information from 300 children living in Sikasso, Mali. Children in this sample are supported by Save the Children's Sponsorship Program. The data were collected as part of routine program monitoring. On average, children are 4.9 years old.
IDELA Domains and Equity
Average learning and development scores in IDELA domains
On average, children scored 35% correct on the IDELA assessment.
Distribution of total IDELA scores
Distribution of children’s ages
Most children in the sample were 5 years old.
Average IDELA scores by child’s age
On average, one additional year was associated with an additional 10 percentage points correct in overall IDELA score.
Distribution of children’s gender
51% of children in the sample were female. There were no significant differences between children’s scores by gender.