Ti Manman Cheri
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.