Programme objectives

To improve maternal and child health through an incentive-based programme of conditional cash transfers.

References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “About SURE-P.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/sp_about.php>.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2012 to 2016
References
World Bank. 2015. “Nigeria Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P): Maternal and Child Health Initiative.” World Bank website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.worldbank.org/ en/programs/sief-trust-fund/brief/nigeria-subsidy-reinvestment-and-empowerment-programme-sure-p>.
Programme components
The programme is a component of SURE-P.
Conditionalities (if any)
Beneficiaries must: register for antenatal care (ANC); have at least four ANC visits; give birth with the assistance of a skilled birth attendant (facility-based); and seek post-natal care within two days of child birth.
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “Frequently Asked Questions.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/faq.php>.
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Geographical Targeting
Community-Based Targeting
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “CCT under SURE-P MCH.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/cct.php>.
Targeted areas
1,000 public primary healthcare facilities nationwide.
References
World Bank. 2015. “Nigeria Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P): Maternal and Child Health Initiative.” World Bank website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.worldbank.org/ en/programs/sief-trust-fund/brief/nigeria-subsidy-reinvestment-and-empowerment-programme-sure-p>.
Target groups
Women; children
Eligibility criteria
Beneficiaries are all pregnant women and their newborn children in the targeted geographical areas.
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “CCT under SURE-P MCH.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/cct.php>.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
NGN5,000 (about USD32) for mothers who comply with all conditions
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “What are the benefits?.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/sp_benefitfacts.php>.
Payment/delivery frequency
Payments are delivered after each of the conditionalities is met.
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “Frequently Asked Questions.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/faq.php>.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Payments are delivered directly to the beneficiaries via mobile banking and the conventional banking system
References
SURE-P Maternal and Child Health Initiative, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Federal Ministry of Health, University of Sussex, University College London and World Bank. 2013. Nigeria Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) Maternal and Child Health Initiative Impact Evaluation Concept Note - Final Version, 12 March, 2013. Abuja: SURE-P. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://catalog.ihsn.org/index.php/catalog/5437/ download/65772>.
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
26,461 women have received the transfers (2014)
References
Federal Ministry of Information and SURE-P. n.d. SURE-P Intervention on maternal and child health care. Abuja: SURE-P. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://2lg7s32ka42213rped1hb3t7.wpengine. netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/SURE-P-INTERVENTION-ON-CHILD-HEALTH-CARE.pdf>.
Programme expenditure
NGN69.7 million has been disbursed for the conditional cash transfer component of the project (2014).
References
Federal Ministry of Information and SURE-P. n.d. SURE-P Intervention on maternal and child health care. Abuja: SURE-P. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://2lg7s32ka42213rped1hb3t7.wpengine. netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/SURE-P-INTERVENTION-ON-CHILD-HEALTH-CARE.pdf>.
Institutions and agencies involved
National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA); World Bank
References
SURE-P MCH. n.d. “Frequently Asked Questions.” SURE-P MCH website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.surepmch.org/faq.php>.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
An impact evaluation was scheduled to measure the programme’s overall effect on the health of women and infants and the impact of the other components, in cooperation with researchers from the World Bank.
References
World Bank. 2015. “Nigeria Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P): Maternal and Child Health Initiative.” World Bank website. Accessed 11 November 2015. <http://www.worldbank.org/ en/programs/sief-trust-fund/brief/nigeria-subsidy-reinvestment-and-empowerment-programme-sure-p>.
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group
Children, Women