Last updated: 03/5/2019

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To redistribute mineral wealth to the new generations. When the programme was reintroduced in 2012, it was promoted as a child development grant 

References
World Bank. 2015. World Bank. 2015. Social Welfare Programs In Mongolia. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/599141468185351818/pdf/99518-WP-World-bank-group-eng-Box393201B-PUBLIC.pdf>. Accessed 16 May 2018. Personal communication.
Start date
2005
References
ILO. 2016. “Child Money Programme”. Social Protection in Action: Building Social Protection Floors. Geneva: International Labour Office <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=54117>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Coverage
897,000 children (2016)
References
Personal communication.
Programme expenditure
MNT 221.5 billion (2016)
References
Personal communication.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Proxy Means Test
Categorical Targeting
References
Personal communication.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Children
Eligibility criteria
The CMP will target 60 per cent of all children through PMT, starting from 2018
References
Personal communication.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
MNT20,000 (around USD8.2) per child
References
ILO. 2016. “Child Money Programme”. Social Protection in Action: Building Social Protection Floors. Geneva: International Labour Office <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=54117>. Accessed 16 May 2018. Personal communication.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
ILO. 2016. “Child Money Programme”. Social Protection in Action: Building Social Protection Floors. Geneva: International Labour Office <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=54117>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Benefits are paid via bank transfers to mother’s/caretaker’s bank account
References
ILO. 2016. “Child Money Programme”. Social Protection in Action: Building Social Protection Floors. Geneva: International Labour Office <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=54117>. Accessed 16 May 2018. Personal communication.
Benefit recipients
Parents/caregivers
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Benefits last until the youth turns 18