Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Mozambique’s ‘Cash & Care’ Child Grant

775 views

Published on

Felix Matusse's (Government of Mozambique) presentation at the Transfer Project Workshop in Arusha, Tanzania on 4th April 2019.

Published in: Government & Nonprofit
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Mozambique’s ‘Cash & Care’ Child Grant

  1. 1. 1 CHILD GRANT 0-2 REPUBLIC OF MOZAMBIQUE MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL ACTION
  2. 2. Background As part of the National Basic Social Security Strategy 2016-2024 (ENSSB II) the Government of Mozambique has approved new Social Protection Programmes. One of them is the Child Grant 0-2 Basic Social Subsidy Programme (PSSB) Old Age Grant Disability Grant Child Grant • Cash grant for children 0-2 • Cash grant for orphan children • Cash grant for child headed households
  3. 3. Subsidio para Criança 0-2 anos Child Grant 0-2 years It is an unconditional cash transfer to children aged 0-2 years living in poor and vulnerable households and in risk of malnutrition. It has the following objectives: • Reduce poverty • Improve child wellbeing • Improve access to social services
  4. 4. Programme Model: Cash and Care 4 Children 0-2 (in poor and vulnerable households) Care Component Cash Transfer Case Management Nutrition SBCC Package
  5. 5. Cash Component • Monthly transfer of MT 540.00 (approx. USD 10) • Transferred to primary caregiver (mother) from child birth (0-3 months at enrollment) to 2 years of age (24 months) • Eligibility: Children under 2 years old in poor and vulnerable households at risk of malnutrition • Targeting: Geographical. Districts with high levels of poverty and poor child nutrition outcomes (households should have at least 6 months of residence in the district)
  6. 6. Care Component – Nutrition Support Package • Social Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) on stunting reduction delivered through various platforms at the community level, including: • Community health workers • Community health committees • Religious leaders • Local leaders • Community theatres • Community radio • PEC (Participation and Community Education) Activists • Targeting: Child Grant Districts (all beneficiaries exposed)
  7. 7. Care Component – Case Management • Application of the Child Support Index (holistic child- level assessment) and the development of individual care plans • Aims to facilitate the provision of community support and referrals to social and child protection services provided by the State and others • Targeting: 10-20% of cash transfer beneficiary households identified through the application of a vulnerability prioritization tool
  8. 8. Programme Start Up Phase Mozambique → Nampula Province → Lalaua, Mogincual, Nacala-a-Velha & Ilha de Moçambique Districs
  9. 9. Programme Start Up Phase Start Up phase launched in September 2018. Situation by January 2019: • 1,330 beneficiary children 0-2 years old registered in one district (Lalaua) • 1,307 caregivers registered in one district (Lalaua) • 99% women • 3 enrollments and 3 payments completed • Expansion to other districts after baseline data collection (March/April 2019)
  10. 10. 10 Programme Start Up Phase District First enrollment & payment Target Modality Evaluation Lalaua September 2018 Programme Launch 4,500 Cash + Care Impact and Process Ilha de Moçambique March/April 2019 4,500 Cash only Impact and Process Nacala-a-Velha March/April 2019 4,500 Cash + Care Impact and Process Mogincual March/April 2019 2,000 Cash + Care Process
  11. 11. Impact & Process Evaluation Impact evaluation • Seeks to estimate the effects of the programme and will provide critical information on programme impacts • Includes a baseline and a 12- and 24-month follow-up and covers three of the four districts (Lalaua, Nacala-a-Velha and Ilha de Moçambique). • Will analyse and compare the following treatment (intervention) arms: (1) cash only; (2) cash combined with care; and (3) no intervention (control). Process evaluation • Seeks to analyse and inform programme procedures (for identification, enrolment, payment and graduation of beneficiaries), with attention to mechanisms of access to the programme • Data collection to be conducted by November 2019
  12. 12. Pela Igualdade de Género e Bem-Estar Social Obrigado! For Gender Equality and Socioeconomic Wellbeing, Thanks! 12
  13. 13. REPUBLIC OF MOZAMBIQUE MINISTRY OF GENDER, CHILDREN AND SOCIAL ACTION

×