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Latin America and the Caribbean
PRAF/IDB Tranche III (2006-2009)
Honduras

 

 

Date: 2006-2009
Description: Conditional cash transfer (CCT) pilot programme, financed with an IDB loan (1568/SF-HO) and successor of the PRAF / IDB Tranche II programme. This programme was developed in parallel to the PRAF that is implemented with national funds and aimed to standarize operational structures and benefits of both programmes.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Families in extreme poverty with children under 12 years old , and/ot pregnant/breastfeeding women
Geographic scale: Regional (Intibucá, La Paz, Lempira y Santa Bárbara departments)
Targeting method: 1) Geographic
2) Proxy means test
Instrument of selection: Beneficiaries Registration System of Honduras (SIRBHO)
Registry of recipients: Beneficiaries Registration System of Honduras (SIRBHO)
Exit strategies or criteria: When the household loses eligibility.
Comments: The programme consists of two different modalities. The first is an "initial intervention" that includes only one cash transfer (Nutrition bonus) without any conditionality, but with promotion of the demand for education and health services; the second modality is an "integral intervention" that, in addition to the Nutrition bonus, delivers a health bonus and an education bonus, subject to conditionalities.
This project is being closed, waiting for the approval of the new credit operation with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
   

Institutionality

Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Presidency of the Republic
Executing organization(s): PRAF (Family Allowance Programme) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Source of funding: Government of Honduras, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
   

1) Bono de nutrición (Nutrition bonus)

Recipient(s): 1) Children under 6 years at risk of malnutrition or disabled
2) Pregnant / breastfeeding women
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash delivery / withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Every four months
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: One transfer per household
Conditionalities: Health: 3 or 4 health workshops attendance yearly; Consumption of nutritional supplements for children aged 5 years; Mothers must receive nutritional support

 

2) Bono de salud (Health bonus)

Recipient(s): 1) Children under 5 years
2) Pregnant / breastfeeding women
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash delivery / withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Every four months
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: One transfer per household
Conditionalities: Health: 3 or 4 health workshops attendance yearly; Vaccinations schedule compliance and health checks for children aged 5 years; Mothers must do health checks and institutional births

 

3) Bono educación (Education bonus)

Recipient(s): Children between 6 and 14 years enrolled through 6th grade in public schools
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Cash delivery / withdrawal
Periodicity of delivery: Every four months
Recipient of the transfer: Mother
Maximum per household: One transfer per household
Conditionalities: Education: No more than 9 unexcused absences per quarter; Children 13 or 14 years old who have not finished sixth grade, but have met attendance requirements, may continue to receive the bonus.
Sanctions: Children 13 or 14 years old who have not completed sixth grade and have not fulfilled the conditionalities are not entitled to receive the bonus.

 

Programa de apoyo integral a la Red de protección Social. Línea de crédito condicional para proyectos de inversión (HO-X1012) y primer programa (HO-L1032)

Author: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date: n/d
Publication info: [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Description

 

Memorando. ASUNTO: Honduras - Apoyo Integral a la Red de Protección Social (HO-L1032). Perfil de Proyecto.

Author: Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Date: 2008
Publication info: [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Description

 

 

 

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