Last updated: 02/2/2024

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Poor households

Programme Details

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>.
Programme components
1. Public works 2. 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>.
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>.
Coverage
4,217 families (2022)
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January 2023.
Programme expenditure
USD 6million for 2023-2024 (financed by the World Bank)
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January2023.

Targeting and eligiblity

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>.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
Daily wage rate of KMF2,500(approximately USD2.70) for five hours of work per day calibrated to not exceed the labour market daily rate
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January2023.
Payment/delivery frequency
For every community, 50 persons are selected for a 30-day 5 hour shift public job. The final period will be dedicated to the exit strategy during which each household will receive an exit fund of 25,000 KMF as well as intensive coaching and training.
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January2023.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Mobile payment.
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January2023.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
By 2023, the program will last 2.5 years (excluding targeting and preparatory period) and offer a 100 days distributed over two years, during the lean season.
References
World Bank. 2022. Project Appraisal Document on a Proposed Grant in the Amount of SDR 23.4 Million (USD30 Million Equivalent) to the Union of Comoros for a Comoros Social Safety Net Project.Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 27 January2023.
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>.