Dernière mise à jour: 13/5/2024

Informations de base

Groupe de population
Children, Women, Mother, Pregnant, Lactating women

Détails du programme

Objectifs du programme

The programme is designed to contribute to improved nutritional status, cognitive ability, and development outcomes during pregnancy and early childhood (0-4) years. 

Nom du programme précédent (le cas échéant)
The Mother and Child Benefit Programme results from the merging of two other programmes: the Maternity Allowance for Poor Mothers and the Maternity Allowance for Working Women (from fiscal year 2022-2023)

Ciblage et éligibilité

Méthodes de ciblage
Means Test
Categorical Targeting
Arruda, P.; Markhof, Y.; Franciscon, I.; Silva, W. and Bilo, C. 2020. Overview of non-contributory social protection programmes in South Asia from a child and equity perspective. Research Report No. 46. International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth and UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia. <>. Accessed 22 February 2021.
Critère d'éligibilité
Applicants self-enroll by submitting an online application, which is verified by local committee members. Assessment of the eligibility criteria indicates a high level of targeting efficiency, with 75 percent of beneficiaries belonging to the bottom two expenditure quintiles.

Couverture et autres informations

Mécanismes et fréquence de suivi et évaluation
World Bank's project BANGLADESH ENHANCING INVESTMENTS AND BENEFITS FOR EARLY YEARS (BEIBEY) foresees a robust monitoring & evaluation framework comprising annual process reviews and spot checks, knowledge, attitude, and practice surveys, and beneficiary satisfaction surveys.