Last updated: 25/1/2019

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To improve children's school outcomes

References
United States Department of Labor. 2014. Findings on the worst forms of child labor. <https://www.dol.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ilab/reports/child-labor/findings/2014TDA/mongolia.pdf>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Start date
2006
References
Personal communication.
Coverage
275,000 children (2016)
References
Personal communication.
Programme expenditure
MNT24.2 billion or USD9.9 million in 2016
References
Personal communication.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Children
Eligibility criteria
Students in grades 1 to 5 of public secondary schools receive school lunches
References
Personal communication.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Food
Amount of benefits
One lunch per day
References
ILO. 2015. Social Protection Assessment Based National Dialogue: Definition and Cost of a Social Protection Floor in Mongolia. Mongolia: International Labour Organization and the Government of Mongolia. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51678>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
Daily
References
ILO. 2015. Social Protection Assessment Based National Dialogue: Definition and Cost of a Social Protection Floor in Mongolia. Mongolia: International Labour Organization and the Government of Mongolia. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51678>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Meals are delivered at schools
Benefit recipients
Students