Programme objectives

To provide social assistance to families of martyrs and people living with disabilities.

References
Oddsdottir, Freyja. 2014. “Social Protection Programmes for People with Disabilities”. GSDRC Applied Knowledge Services. <http://www.gsdrc.org/docs/open/hdq1137.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2018
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
People living with disabilities
Eligibility criteria
 
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
From AFN400 (equivalent to USD8) to AFN500 (USD10) per month per family.
References
Oddsdottir, Freyja. 2014. “Social Protection Programmes for People with Disabilities”. GSDRC Applied Knowledge Services. <http://www.gsdrc.org/docs/open/hdq1137.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
 
Benefit delivery mechanism
 
Benefit recipients
 
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
200,000 beneficiaries
References
World Bank. 2013. “Emergency Project Paper on a Proposed Additional Grant And Project Restructuring in the Amount of SDR 8.3 Million (US$12.5 million equivalent) to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for the Safety Nets and Pensions Support Project”. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/847731468197966266/pdf/762550PJPR0P12010Box377322B00OUO090.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Programme expenditure
0.2 per cent of GDP
References
Oddsdottir, Freyja. 2014. “Social Protection Programmes for People with Disabilities”. GSDRC Applied Knowledge Services. <http://www.gsdrc.org/docs/open/hdq1137.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs, and Disabled; World Bank
References
World Bank. 2013. “Emergency Project Paper on a Proposed Additional Grant And Project Restructuring in the Amount of SDR 8.3 Million (US$12.5 million equivalent) to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan for the Safety Nets and Pensions Support Project”. <http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/847731468197966266/pdf/762550PJPR0P12010Box377322B00OUO090.pdf>. Accessed 11 May 2018.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Persons with disabilities