Last updated: 01/11/2022

Basic Information

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

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Conditional cash transfer programme (CCT) which aims to enforce the fundamental rights of access to health and integral development, to reduce maternal mortality and infant mortality and chronic malnutrition in children under two years. As part of the measures to face the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and social isolation, in March 2020 the National government announced the delivery of the Family Basket (Canasta Familiar), which granted food, or its equivalent in money (BOV $ 400), to users of the Dignity Income, the Juana Azurduy de Padilla Mother-and-Child Grant and to people with disabilities. The amount equivalent to the basket was delivered in conjunction with transfers from the aforementioned programs.

Programme components
i) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care); ii) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring); iii) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks); iv) Universal Prenatal Allowance for the Life.
Conditionalities (if any)
i) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care): Attend prenatal controls at the assigned health centre, according to a timetable delivered at the time of registration. Follow and comply with medical recommendations. Attend meetings and educational activities. ii) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring): To have an institutional delivery (performed in a health center). Carry out a postpartum control up to ten days after delivery. Comply with medical instructions. iii) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks): Attend comprehensive health checks at the assigned health centre. Compliance with nutritional recommendations and vaccine schedule. Mothers must attend sessions and educational activities. iv) Universal Prenatal Subsidy for the Life: Health checks, collection and adequate consumption of the products delivered from the food package.
Programme expenditure
USD$ 9,604,687 (0.06% of the GDP in 2009); US$ 21,418,234 (0.05% of the GDP in 2018). Source of funding: General Treasury of the Nation - Internal resources , World Bank (52 municipalities), IDB (30 municipalities).

Targeting and eligiblity

Eligibility criteria
i) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care): Pregnant women; ii) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring): Pregnant women and Children under 2 years of age; iii) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks): Women with children under 1 year of age; iv) Universal Prenatal Subsidy for the Life: any woman who is in the 5th and 9th month of pregnancy, enrolled in the BJA programme, and without short-term social security.

Coverage and other information

Amount of benefits
i) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care): B$ 50. Up to 4 bonuses during pregnancy (B$ 200); Maximum per household:Four bonuses. ii) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring):B$ 120 lump sum;Maximum per household:One transfer per household. iii) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks): B$ 125 Paid every two months up to a maximum of 12 bonuses in 24 months (B$ 1,500); Maximum per household:12 bonuses in 24 months. iv) Universal Prenatal Subsidy for the Life: 4 Food Basket packages equivalent to a BOB $300.
Payment/delivery frequency
i) Bono control prenatal (Bonus for prenatal care): Monthly; ii) Bono parto institucional y control posnatal (Bonus for institutional delivery and postnatal monitoring): Single payment; iii) Bono controles integrales de salud (Bonus for comprehensive health checks):Bimonthly; iv) Universal Prenatal Subsidy for the Life: Monthly, after complying with the required medical checks (the first package is delivered after the second medical control of BJA co-responsibilities; the second package is delivered the following month, once the control has been carried out with the Community Physician; the third package is delivered after the third medical control of BJA co-responsibilities; and the fourth package is delivered the following month, once the control has been carried out with the Community Physician.