Last updated: 08/5/2018

Basic Information

Geographic area
Population group
Children, Persons with disabilities

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Legal Framework: Law No. 08-04 of 23 January 2008 

Government of Algeria. Law No. 08-04 of 23 January 2008. Algiers: Government of Algeria. Accessed 27 July 2017.<>.
Programme components
Child-sensitive design feature:supporting children’s access to education; programme targets children.
Start date
Conditionalities (if any)
2,579,859 students (2011)
CNES. 2015. Rapport National sur le Développement Humain 2013-2015. Quelle place pour les jeunes dans la perspective du développement humain durable en Algérie? Algiers: Conseil National Économique et Social. Accessed 27 July 2017. <>.
Programme expenditure

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Means Test
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Target groups
Students in primary, middle and secondary education; specifically: students with disabilities, orphans, victims of terrorism, families in need, families without any income or whose income is below the national minimum wage (SNMG)
CREAD. 2015. “Evaluation de la cohérence de la protection sociale non-contributive en Algérie.” Unpublished report. Bouzaréah: Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée pour le Développement. Internal archives.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
In-kind: school supplies, such as school bags, aprons etc.