Last updated: 25/1/2019

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area
Population group
Children, Persons with disabilities, Women, Mother, Pregnant, Lactating women

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To provide assistance or livelihood support to orphans or people caring for others 

References
Personal communication. 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.
Programme components
• Livelihood support benefit for caregivers of twins or triplets • Livelihood support benefit for single parents with 3 or more children under the age of 14 • Benefits for caring for orphaned children • Permanent care benefit • Child protection benefit • Benefit for caregivers of children with disabilities • Benefits for children who lost their breadwinners
References
Personal communication.
Start date
2004
References
Gochoosuren, Bolormaa. 2013. Transformation of social welfare policy in Mongolia: 1990-2010. Master’s thesis, Auckland University of Technology. <https://aut.researchgateway.ac.nz/bitstream/handle/10292/6084/GochoosurenB.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y>. Accessed 23 July 2018. Personal communication.
Coverage
As of 2016: • Livelihood support benefit for caregivers of twins or triplet: 1000 children • Livelihood support benefit for single parents with 3 or more children under the age of 14: 1600 households • Benefits for caring for orphaned children: 2,600 households • Permanent care benefit for caregivers of children aged below 16 who require permanent care: 7,200 children • Child protection benefit: 200 households • Benefit for caregivers of children with disabilities: 9,200 caregivers • Benefits for children who lost their breadwinners: 16,200 children
References
Personal communication.
Programme expenditure
As of 2016: • Livelihood support benefit for caregivers of twins or triplets: MNT2.2 billion (USD0.9 million) • Livelihood support benefit for single parents with 3 or more children under the age of 14: MNT0.23 billion (USD 94,000) • Benefits for caring orphan children: MNT1.79 billion (USD730,600) • Permanent care benefit for caregivers of children aged below 16 who require permanent care: MNT10.2 billion (USD4.2 million) • Child protection benefit: MNT0.2 billion (USD81,600) • Benefit for caregivers of children with disabilities: MNT6.6 billion (USD2.7 million) • Benefits for children who lost their breadwinners: MNT27.1 billion (USD11.1 million)
References
Personal communication.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
References
Personal communication.
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Mothers and caregivers; orphans; and children with disabilities
References
Personal communication.
Eligibility criteria
Potential beneficiaries are poor caregivers; mothers receiving no pension from social insurance schemes; mothers, fathers or caregivers caring for infants; mothers or caregivers of adopted children or twins, triplets or more children; and caregivers of children who become victims of violence
References
Personal communication.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
• Livelihood support benefit for caregivers of twins or triplets. Onetime benefit: MNT1,000,000 (USD408) for twins, MNT3,000,000 (USD1,224.50) for triplets and quadrupoles for each child. • Livelihood support benefit for single parents with 3 or more children under the age of 14: MNT120,000 (USD 49) once per year • Benefit for caring for orphaned children: MNT48,000 (USD 19.6) per month • Permanent care benefit: MNT60,000 (USD 24.5) per month • Child protection benefit: MNT48,000 (USD 19.6) per month • Benefit for caregivers of children with disabilities: MNT48,000 (USD19.6) per month • Benefits for children who lost their breadwinners. MNT140,000 (USD 54) per month
References
Personal communication.
Payment/delivery frequency
Benefits are paid monthly, quarterly, annually or as one-time payments
References
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.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Upon submission of supporting documents to the local social welfare office, the benefit is transferred to the beneficiaries’ bank accounts
References
Personal communication.