Rapid Assessment of the Child Social Welfare Program (PKSA)

PKSA, an acronym for Program Kesejahteraan Sosial Anak, is a conditional social cash transfer program (CCT) for disadvantaged children implemented by the Directorate of Child Welfare in the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA). In 2013 PKSA covered 173,611 children and is one of the four social cash transfer programs that are implemented by MoSA. 


After describing the objectives and the methodology of this study the report starts with a review of child vulnerabilities, a summary of child welfare and protection system in Indonesia and the role and organization of PKSA. It then gives an assessment of PKSA’s effectiveness,implementation performance, cost-efficiency, relevance and sustainability. Based on the assessment the study gives recommendations on how to improve the program.