Last updated: 24/3/2022

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To provide support for the education and training of orphans and vulnerable children.

References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Start date
2008
Conditionalities (if any)
Enrolment in school or training; frequency in school or vocational training; attending adequate medical care appointments.
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Community-Based Targeting
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Target groups
Children
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Eligibility criteria
Children aged 2–18 who are orphans, or living with HIV/AIDS, or who live in a household affected by HIV/AIDS.
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Amount of benefits
Children in kindergarten: XOF108,000 (USD225) per year per child Children in first-level primary school: XOF125,000 (USD260) per year per child Children in second-level primary school: XOF135,000 (USD281) per year per child Children in first level of secondary school: XOF145,000 (USD302) per year per child Children in second level of secondary school: XOF165,000 (USD343) per year per child Two-year courses for beneficiaries enrolled i n professional training: XOF280,000 (USD582)
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Quarterly
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
The grant is delivered via local postal banks.
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.
Benefit recipients
Adult in charge of the child (parent, guardian, or institution— in practice, this is usually the mother figure in the household)
References
Garcia, M., and C.M.T. Moore. 2012. The Cash Dividend: The Rise of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub- Saharan Africa. Washington, DC: World Bank. Accessed 11 November 2015. <https://openknowledge. worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/2246/672080PUB0EPI0020Box367844B09953137.pdf?sequence=1>.