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In this work, we investigate the causal effect of reproductive health on poverty-related indicators and networks in Malawi. We do this by exploiting the presence of a randomised intervention in the Mchinji district of Malawi that has been in place since 2006 and that relates specifically to improving reproductive health. We collected new micro-level data from treatment and control villages from September through December 2008, returning to the field one year later to collect an additional wave of data from the same households. Poverty-related indicators we will consider include current variables such as household consumption and female labour supply, along with investment in the health and education of children, which are considered to be critical for long term poverty reduction. We will also investigate how the programme affects network creation and risk-sharing. This work is carried out with our partners in Malawi, Mai Mwana Project and with the UCL Centre for International Health and Development.