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Table 1 Estimated cost of Baby Basket program for 170 participants

From: Apunipima baby basket program: a retrospective cost study

Program stage Item Value Average annual cost
Baby Basket 1 (BB1) Materials and ancillary costs per BB1 $194  
Total materials and ancillary costs BB1 $33,040  
Total labour costs BB1 $5373  
Total cost BB1 (average year)   $38,413
Baby Basket 2 (BB2) Materials and ancillary costs per BB2 $220  
Total materials and ancillary costs BB2 $37,363  
Total labour costs BB2 $9773  
Total cost BB2 (average year)   $47,136
Baby Basket 3 (BB3) Materials and ancillary costs per BB3 $197  
Total materials and ancillary costs BB3 $33,414  
Total labour costs BB3 $5880  
Total cost BB3 (average year)   $39,234
Program costs (combined BB1 BB2 BB3) Total materials and ancillary costs $103,816  
Total labour cost $21,026  
Total Baby Basket costs   $124,842
Food Vouchers Food voucher cost $40  
5 food vouchers for 170 participants $34,000  
Total food voucher costs (70 % use)   $23,800
BALANCE Annual program costs (170 participants) $148,642
Per participant cost (based on 170 participants; 3 baskets; food vouchers) $874