Conditional Cash Transfer

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  • Conditional Cash Transfer ( Cct ) Programmes Essay

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    Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programmes are a form of social protection which provide modest monthly cash transfers to families with children. Cash transfers are conditional on families meeting the minimum requirements of regular school attendance and the use of preventive healthcare services. Although largely praised for their success, CCTs are criticised for using conditionality as a means of achieving the objectives to improve the capital accumulation of those living in abject poverty. Providing

  • Familias In Acción: Conditional Cash Transfer Program Analysis

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    Familias in Acción is a conditional cash transfer program that has managed to have some success in reducing levels of poverty in Colombia. The main objective of this program is to provide monetary assistance to families with children under 18 years of age and for them to use the funds to further the children's health and education. This is achieved in numerous ways such as (a) the consumption of food, the development of nutritional and health care habits, and the nutritional monitoring of children;

  • Case Study Of Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program

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    Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program, a cash transfer program, was implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development due to the need to address extreme poverty and the fact that other related cash transfer programs outside the country specifically in Latin America have been successful such as Bolsa Familia in Brazil, Familias en Accion in Colombia, and OPORTUNIDADES in Mexico. Since 2007, it is implemted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development

  • The Pros And Cons Of Poverty In Latin America

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    America. Over the past three decades, there have been multiple different options offered to the poor of Latin America to better their lives. To name a few, immigration, drug gangs, informal work, and conditional cash transfers have been presented to them. The last of those four, conditional cash transfers, is the one that gives poor Latin Americans the best hope for a better life. Immigration is the movement of people between countries. People are moving from their home country to search for better

  • Cash Transfer Programmes As A Means Of Reducing Poverty

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    Although a lot of literature has praised the cash transfer programmes as a means of reducing poverty, there still remains a lot to be done in order to win the fight against poverty and deprivation. Many developing countries are still characterized by harsh conditions as low or no incomes, malnutrition, ill health, illiteracy and insecurity, among others. The impacts of these barrages of factors could combine to perpetually keep individuals in the vicious cycle of poverty if the right remedies are

  • Human Capital Accumulation And Reducing Inequality

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    Outcomes in health, education and wellbeing are fundamentally connected to building human capital accumulation and reducing inequality. However, the previous examination of Bolsa Familia has shown there is no significant improvement in indicators of nutrition, growth, anaemia and cognitive development among the recipients of Bolsa Familia. Thus, to assure CCT programmes will contribute to eventual outcomes of human capital accumulation requires an extension of CCT programs towards the quality of

  • Introduction Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs award cash payments to poor households that

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    Introduction Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs award cash payments to poor households that meet certain behavioral requirements, generally related to children’s health care and education. In some cases, conditional cash transfers have been used for broader environmental goals, such as making payments to people living near forests in return for protecting the area rather than damaging it in order to earn income. In the form of grants to the elderly, they are a tool for strengthening social

  • Economic Growth And Development As A Tool For Poverty Alleviation

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    “Proponents and analysts of SD [sustainable development] need to clearly reject the attempts to focus on economic growth as a means to poverty removal and/or environmental sustainability” (Lele 1991: 618). Do you agree with this statement? Explain your position. Introduction The concept of ‘sustainable development’ is one that has faced heated debates for decades now. A seemingly harmless concept, it raises a lot of questions as to what it really entails and how exactly it can be achieved. But

  • Poverty Among The Developed World

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    Poverty Amongst the Developed World In todays “developing” world it is sad to research poverty and see the eye-opening facts and statistics showing how impoverished many individuals and families are. Poverty is a serious matter; today more than 80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income differentials are widening. Child poverty is a big issue and needs even more focus than the poverty issue itself. Children are our future, and in the richest nation in the world, one in

  • The Effectiveness of Conditional Cash Transfers: A Case Study of the Philippines Nathalie van

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    The Effectiveness of Conditional Cash Transfers: A Case Study of the Philippines Nathalie van Baren Bachelor of science in Economics, KU Leuven, Belgium Introduction The Philippines anno 2014: recovering from their recent typhoons, economic growth of an estimated seven percent and less than one year left to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The wanted progress on the second goal ‘Achieve Universal Primary Education’ is most likely not going to be achieved. How is that possible since