Last updated: 24/3/2022

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Ti Manman Cheri is a conditional cash transfer programme which aims to cover the o portunity costs of schooling for children living in extreme poverty. The programme started in 2012 its first pilot phase. It contemplates a supply-side subsidy provided by the Lekol Timoun Yo programme.

The objectives are: i) to reduce the financial charges in education for families; ii) to improve the school attendace rate; iii) to improve the quality of education; iv) to empower women , and v) to inject money into the local economy. This programme is composed by a monthly transfer to mothers living in extreme poverty with the condition that their children enroll and attend school regularly. The programme has a periodicity of 6 months renewables until 10 times (5 years). From 2015 the program includes a new component of micro-credits targeted to the mothers so that they can invest in their labor activity (fishery, agriculture, etc.) and increase their economic autonomy.

Programme components
i) School Component.

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeted areas
Priority areas and localities given their poverty situation according to the poverty map. National (Artibonite; Centre; Grande-Anse; Nippes; Nord; Nord-Est; Nord-Ouest; Ouest; Sud; Sud-Est)
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
The duration of the programme is 6 months, renewables up to 10 times (5 years) or until children reach the 6th year of primary education.

Coverage and other information

Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
The duration of the programme is 6 months, renewables up to 10 times (5 years) or until children reach the 6th year of primary education.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency