Last updated: 27/2/2024

Basic Information

Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Papua New Guinea - Department for Community Development, DCD
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Increased contributions to GDP and services, better health and nutrition outcomes for children, improved education, skills and employment, improved investments in infrastructure and services, reduced infant mortality rates

References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Programme components
Cash transfer
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Start date
2022
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Conditionalities (if any)
Cash plus benefits linked to the participation in social behavior change communication (SBCC) programme which promotes critical nutrition behaviors including use of health services, early stimulation, and positive parenting behaviors. While these are not conditions, participating in SBCC increases the amount of the benefit
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Targeted areas
Implemented through a phased expansion approach. The 1st phase was planned to commence in four (4) provinces which include East New Britain, Madang, Simbu and Western provinces in early 2022. The second phase includes a total of 13 provinces, namely, New Ireland, Bougainville, East New Britain, West New Britain, Milne Bay, Central, Morobe, Eastern Highlands, Madang, Western Highlands, Western Province, Gulf and Oro.
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Target groups
Children
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Eligibility criteria
All first 1,000‐day households (the pregnant women or the mothers of infants under the age of two)
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Amount of benefits
PGK 30 per month, the project would consider introducing an additional amount of PGK 15 on top of the base benefit if beneficiary households participate in the Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) sessions consistently.
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Benefit recipients
Mothers, pregnant women, children
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Maximum 1,000 days
References
Government of Papua New Guinea (2022): Social Assessment and Social Management Plan. Child Nutrition & Social Protection Project (P174637). With assistance of National Department of Health, Department for Community Development & Religion, Department of Justice and. Available online at https://www.health.gov.pg/pdf/CNSP_SAMP_02%20Feb%202022.pdf, accessed on 9/8/2023.