The Benefits Protection Toolkit is a step-by-step guide to develop and integrate a benefits protection strategy into your Direct Cash Transfer (DCT) program design. It is recommended this toolkit be used at the early stages of the program design process for any new pilot or program, as the timelines to protect benefits can be long, and the mitigation strategies can also include changes to the program design.
In this toolkit, you’ll learn how to:
This toolkit includes a set of customizable templates, letters, and other tools which should be downloaded and modified for your pilot and local context. This toolkit should be used alongside consultations with the communities directly impacted, who themselves deeply understand the complexity of navigating the benefits system, and other community stakeholders in the local context.