Nepal’s Child Grant: how is it working for Dalit families?

Briefing papers
September 2015

The Child Grant cash transfer in Nepal is targeted at all households with children aged up to five years in the Karnali zone and at poor Dalit households in the rest of the country. Its objective is to improve children’s nutrition. The focus of this study is specifically on how the grant works for Dalit households.

This briefing paper examines the current issues with the Child Grant programme and identifies six key policy recommendations to improve its effectiveness.