Objetivos del programa

To increase households’ consumption to a level above the food poverty line; reduce the number of ultra-poor households; and help beneficiaries avoid risky coping strategies (such as child labour and early marriage).

Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
País
Nombre anterior del programa (si corresponde)
Public Assistance (which is being phased out, but still exists in districts where there is no HSCT)
Start date
2011
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Componentes del programa
Beneficiaries are also entitled to educational fee waivers, the Basic Education Assistance Module (BEAM) and a non-contributory health insurance—the Assisted Medical Treatment Order (AMTO).
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Proxy Means Test
Community-Based Targeting
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Regiones de destino
By 2012, 10 districts had been enrolled. Currently there are 19 districts enrolled. The government plans to scale up the programme to all districts
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Grupos destinatarios
Ultra-poor households
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Criterios de elegibilidad
Households that are both labour-constrained and food-poor.
Reevaluación de la elegibilidad (si corresponde)
Reassessment is conducted every two years.
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Tipos de beneficios
Cash
Cantidad de beneficios
From USD10–USD25 per month based on household size
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Frecuencia del pago / entrega
Bi-monthly
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Mecanismo de entrega de beneficios
Cash-in-transit delivered at pay points
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Benefit recipients
Head of household
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Duración mínima y máxima de los beneficios (si corresponde)
Minimum of two years; eligibility based on reassessment thereafter.
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.
Cobertura
52,049 beneficiary households; 236,013 individual beneficiaries (2015)
Gastos del programa
USD6.9 million (2011) The current annual expenditure is estimated at USD14.5 million.
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>. Schubert, B., and R. Chirchir. 2012. Zimbabwe Harmonized Social Cash Transfer Programme (HSCT): Analysis of the process and results of targeting labour constrained food poor households in the first 10 districts. Harare: Government of Zimbabwe and UNICEF. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.unicef.org/zimbabwe/ZIM_resources_hsctprogreport.pdf>.
Instituciones y agencias involucradas
Government of Zimbabwe; UNICEF
Referencias
Chikova, H. 2013. “Social Protection in Zimbabwe - Country Paper.” Presentation at SASPEN – FES International Conference: ‘Social Protection for Those Working Informally. Social & Income (In)Security in the Informal Economy’, Johannesburg, South Africa, 16–17 September. Accessed 26 February 2016. <http://www.saspen.org/conferences/informal2013/Paper_Chikova_FES-SASPEN-16SEP2013-INT -CONF-SP4IE.pdf>.
Mecanismos de monitoreo y evaluación y frecuencia
Baseline and impact evaluations (at 12 and 36 months). Independent end-user verification by an audit during and after every payment cycle. Programme-level routine monitoring every payment cycle for a minimum of 50 per cent of the districts. Annual donor reviews.
Referencias
Food and Agriculture Organization. 2013. Impacts of the Harmonised Social Cash Transfer Programme on Community Dynamics in Zimbabwe. Rome: FAO. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i2968e/i2968e00.pdf>.