Subsidio Condicionado a la Asistencia Escolar-Bogota
Subsidio Condicionado a la Asistencia Escolar-Bogota's goal is to improve educational outcomes for students in grades 6-11. Specifically, transfers of approximately USD 64.42 are provided to beneficiaries in exchange for meeting the educational requirements.
Target Population: Children
Year Program Started: 2005
Program Status: Active
Payment and Delivery Details
Delivery Method: Electronic via Bank
Payment & Delivery Description:
70,000 COP every two months. From 6-8th grade, 20,000 COP is placed into a bank account and 50,000 COP is available immediately, and 20,000 is placed into a bank account that pays out in January of the next year. Students in grades 8-11 can also receive 65,000 COP monthly if they have financial need and live more than 2 kilometers from school. Max payment is for four children. Beneficiaries receive an annual average payment of USD 788.04.
Data on this program was drawn from: Barrientos, Armando et al. Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database Version 5.0. Manchester, England: The Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester, 2010. Available from http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1672090&download=yes Base de datos de programas de protección social no contributiva, División de Desarrollo Social, CEPAL. Available from http://dds.cepal.org/bdptc/ Fizbein, Ariel and Schady, Norbert. Cash Transfers: Reducing Present and Future Poverty. Washington, DC. World Bank. 2009. Available from http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTCCT/Resources/5757608-123422826600..., and the City of Bogota District of Education websites. Available from http://www.bogota.gov.co/portel/libreria/php/frame_detalle_scv.php?h_id=..., http://www.bogota.gov.co/portel/libreria/php/frame_detalle_scv.php?h_id=.... Conversions from local currency were made using Oanda.com backdated to January 1st on the year the data was published. For some programs, the number of individuals reached was estimated by assuming an average household size per beneficiary of 5.