Last updated: 25/1/2019

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Women, Mother, Pregnant, Lactating women

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To support both mothers and children through the purchase of a ‘newborn starter kit’ 

References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Start date
2005
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Coverage
341 (filed claims in 2010-2011); 325 mothers received benefits in 2009
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Programme expenditure
AUD 40,000 (2011-12 revised budget) AUD35,000 (2012-13 budget)
References
Republic of Nauru. 2012. “2012-13 Budget and The Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure.” Budget Paper 1. <http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/em/b8e0e7c4860fa77c09dc285cba6c205b.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
References
Personal communication.
Target groups
Mothers and newborn babies
References
Personal communication.
Eligibility criteria
Mothers to newborn babies who have received a birth notification or certificate for their child. Mothers need to present the baby’s birth certificate to receive the benefit.
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Amount of benefits
AUD100
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
One-off claim
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Funds collected from the Treasury
Benefit recipients
Mothers
References
Personal communication.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
One-off payment after childbirth
References
Personal communication.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
No monitoring system in place as it is a one-off payment
References
Personal communication.