Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs are the main social programs used by Latin American and Caribbean countries to assist families living in poverty. In addition to supporting consumption, they encourage the accumulation of human capital.

To mark the 20 years since the implementation of CCT programs, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) created this toolkit, which is primarily aimed at those who design and operate CCTs, as well as the general public. Here we describe how several countries implement the three main operational stages of a CCT program. To get started, select a country.