Support for Education, Empowerment and Development Programme

About the program

Conditional cash transfer program (CCT) for vulnerable families which have among its members children, the chronically ill, with special needs, the elderly, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers provided in order to increase their income, human capital and improve their health situation. Beneficiaries receive a monetary bonus, subject to compliance responsibilities.

Country Grenada
Home 2012
Classification Cash transfers
FNS Dimension Acceso
Website http://www.gov.gd/ministries/social_development.html
Objectives

Reduce poverty and increase investment in human capital among the most vulnerable population.

Components and/or products

CCTs

The program unifies three CCTs:

  1. School transportation.
  2. Fund for the needy.
  3. Public assistance program.

The aforementioned programs no longer exist and the beneficiaries have been integrated into the SEED program.

The following receive monthly monetary aid:

  1. Students (3 to 18 years of age) from public schools that have an attendance rate of 95%.
  2. Vulnerable households whose members attend health checks and participate in working groups.
Target population
  1. Vulnerable children
  2. People with chronic illnesses and special abilities.
  3. Older adults.
  4. Pregnant or nursing women.
  5. Adults from vulnerable families.
Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano
Annual budget

2015: USD$4,784,870.

Responsible organism

Ministry of Ecclesiastical Affairs, Family and Gender Affairs

Executing organism Ministry of Social Development, Housing and Community Development