Presidential Program for Health, Education and Nutrition
It is a conditional cash transfer program implemented in 2010, it is led by the Ministry of the Presidency and executed by the Ministries of Education and Health and the Family Assistance Program (PRAF). It consists of a quarterly installment of a CCT for a total annual sum of $ 515 USD to households living in poverty or extreme poverty and which have school aged children between 6 and 18, children aged 0 to 5, and pregnant mothers. Additionally, it delivers micronutrients to children from 0 to 5 years of age, pregnant women and new mothers. The beneficiary households must meet health and education responsibilities.
|Classification||Nutritional Health, Cash transfers|
|FNS Dimension||Acceso, Utilización|
Generate human capital through capacity building in education, health and nutrition of families in extreme poverty and poverty by providing conditional cash transfers to meet their respective responsibilities in order to contribute to breaking the cycle of inter -generational poverty.
Attend 600 thousand families at a rate of more 150,000 each year.
|Components and/or products||
Conditional cash transfer: Deliver every three months a CCT in the amount of USD$490 to the households living in poverty or extreme poverty which have school-age children between 6 and 18, children aged 0 to 5 years, and mothers who are pregnant. They must meet a number of responsibilities in health, nutrition and education.
Nutritional health care: Delivery of micronutrients to children from 0 to 5 years of age, pregnant women and new mothers.
The CCT benefits 10,000 households living in poverty or extreme poverty which have school-age children between 6 and 18, children 0 to 5 years of age and mothers who are pregnant. These homes are previously identified through a socio-economic survey that integrates a database; the beneficiaries must comply with the following responsibilities:
The program has coverage in the villages, communities and urban areas identified as locations of extreme poverty and poverty within the country.
|Geographical coverage||Urbano y rural|
600 thousand families, increasing at a rate of 150,000 each year.
Leads the Program.
|Executing organisms||Secretaría de Salud
Secretaría de Educación
|Related national policies|
Decreto Ejecutivo PCM-010- 2010, crea el Programa Presidencial de Salud, Educación y Nutrición denominado Bono 10,000. Decreto Ejecutivo N° 004-2013, Reglamento Final Bono 10 mil.
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