Programme objectives

To offer cash-for-work opportunities to the poorest or labour-constrained
households as a way to smooth their consumption patterns and help
them to develop productive activities.

References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2015
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Programme components
Training and capacity-building activities for beneficiaries as part of the working day.
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Geographical Targeting
Community-Based Targeting
Self-Targeting
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Targeted areas
Poorest communities of the country as identified by the Planning Commission based on the Household Survey and Census data.
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Target groups
Poor populations
Eligibility criteria
Individuals living in the target areas and considered to be poor according to the criteria determined at the community level.
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
Daily wage rate of KMF1,000 (approximately USD2.70) for five hours of work per day; the rate may be adjusted according to economic changes in the country.
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
60 days of work per year during the lean season.
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Coverage
 
Programme expenditure
USD3.2 million (financed by the World Bank)
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.
Institutions and agencies involved
Government of Comoros; World Bank
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
The programme will be monitored through the Community Development Support Fund (FADC).
References
World Bank. 2015. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 4.2 Million (USD6 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/ default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2015/03/03/000477144_20150303162844/Rendered/PDF/ PAD11950PAD0P1010Box385415B00OUO090.pdf>.