Publication
Author:Suahasil Nazara , Sri Kusumastuti Rahayu
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: In 2007 the Government of Indonesia launched the Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH), the first conditional cash transfer programme in Indonesia. The programme seeks to improve the quality of human capital by providing cash transfers conditional on households accessing specified health and education services. The PKH helps to reduce the burden of household/family expenditure for very poor households (the immediate consumption effect), while investing in future generations through improved health and education (the human capital development effect). This combination of short- and long-term assistance is the government’s strategy to sustainably lift PKH recipients out of poverty. (…)

keywords: Program Keluarga Harapan (PKH): Indonesian Conditional Cash Transfer Programme
Date Publication: 10/25/2013 (All day)
Type/Issue: Policy Research Brief / 42
Language: English