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Strengthening the Impact of the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme in Turkey for Increasing High School Attendance-II (CCT-II)

Action /Activity:

Action III. -Social Policy and Inclusion
Activity III.I. -Capacity Building for Social Inclusion
Activity III.II. -Facilitating Access of the Disadvantaged Persons to Social Protection and Labour Market

Title of the Operation:

Strengthening the Impact of the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme in Turkey for Increasing High School Attendance-II (CCT-II)

Number of the Operation:

TREESP3.2.CCTII

Operation Beneficiary:

Directorate General of Social Assistance (DGSA) in the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services (MoFLSS) of the Republic of Turkey

Interventions and Estimated Results:

CCT-II Operation will be composed of both a direct grant component with the duration of 12 months and a service component with the duration of 30 months.

-Within the scope of direct grant component with the budget of 27 million Euros, financial support aiming to cover start-of semester costs of maximum 360.000 CCT beneficiary students will be provided at the beginning of first and second semester (50 and 25 Euro respectively) in 2019-2020 education year.

-Within the scope of the service component with the budget of 2.6 million Euros, to be implemented in 12 provinces throughout Turkey, there will be trainings for Social Assistance and Solidarity Foundations (SASF) staff and MoNE personnel, awareness-raising meetings for service providers at local level, impact analysis for CCT scheme in Turkey, a projection study to estimate future demand for social assistance/CCT in Turkey, M&E Mechanism for DGSA, developing a model for integration of Social Assistance and Social Services in Turkey, coordination and awareness meeting with the participation of local actors and closure conference.

Current Situation:

Operational Agreement of CCT-II entered into force on 10.06.2019 and the first management meeting will be held on 02.07.2019.