Author:Clare O’Brien
Subject: Pro-poor Growth
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Abstract: "Between 2009 and 2014 a Kazakh non-governmental organization (NGO), the BOTA Foundation, ran a USD65 million conditional cash transfer (CCT) programme reaching over 90,000 poor households containing pre-school-age children, children with disabilities, pregnant and lactating women and teenage school-leavers in several provinces of Kazakhstan. Oxford Policy Management (O'Brien et al. 2013) conducted a rigorous impact evaluation of the CCT in one province, Almaty oblast. The research focused on families eligible for the pre-school benefit. In 2012 the transfer stood at KZT3,600 (USD24) per month per pre-school beneficiary." (…)

keywords: BOTA foundation, cash transfer, programme, pre-school children, Kazakhstan
Date Publication: 02/04/2016 - 09:00
Type/Issue: One Pager / 314
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English