His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has ordered His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, HM the King’s Personal Representative for Charity Work and Youth Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal...

More than 7,000 people from 92 communities in eight districts in the Upper East Region have received the total of GHC 6.5 million as grant to undertake micro-enterprise activities. This was after the beneficiaries had undergone...

The government's unconditional cash transfer program is not enough to help poor Filipino families cope with the adverse effects of the tax reform program, an expert said Thursday.

This, as the poorest 30...

It’s the latest social intervention program under Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari. The government also offers free meals in public primary schools and plans to distribute $300 million in looted funds recovered from Swiss...

To support many of those hit by the emergency, nearly two thousand affected households have been directly supported with cash to rebuild their lives, delivered through mobile money transfers, funded by UK aid from the British people...

Since 2011 the Northern Adult Basic Education Program (NABEP) has provided funding support to Nunavut Arctic College to improve literacy and numeracy skills so working age adults can participate in the labour market. The program's...

In March 2018, MSF was forced to temporarily suspend activities in Rann following an attack on a military base. Three humanitarian aid workers from other organizations were killed in the attack. Today, there is a lack of health and sanitation services...

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland (Kela) have launched a research project to examine how the adoption of the activation model for unemployment security has affected the...

Government has revealed that strides in bridging the gap between the rich and the poor in society through the successful implementation of Social protection programmes have so far yielded positive results.

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In order to provide benefit to women during child birth, an amount of Rs 3.24 cr has been provided to 9,731 beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana.

Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 5,000 is provided in three instalments,...

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Palestine welcomed a contribution of €2.95 million (US$3.6 million) from the European Union to support critical food assistance to severely vulnerable Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. 

The funds...

The State Fund for Labor Protection will be established under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of Azerbaijan, the ministry said in a message Aug. 14.

A draft provision of the...