Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Since 2013 nearly 560,000 South Sudanese refugees have sought safety in Uganda and WFP has assisted them by providing monthly general food rations to meet their basic food needs. Recently the WFP has introduced a cash programme, giving people the option...
Africa, South Sudan, Uganda
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Ghana is making steady progress in its quest to alleviate poverty and ensure food security by 2025. This follows the adoption of more than 30 social protection interventions as mechanism to eradicate abject poverty particularly in rural communities.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
The National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) introduced by the Government of India on Independence Day 1995 is a fully funded Centrally Sponsored Scheme. The NSAP has been introduced targeting the destitute, defined as any person who has little or no...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
The Ghana School Feeding Programme (GSFP) is one of the important government initiatives to encourage needy children to go to school. Under the programme, pupils in deprived schools are given one nutritious meal a day.
Saturday, July 30, 2016
Narsih, a 40-year-old housewife from Sidoarjo, East Java, spent more than 5 minutes in front of an ATM set up inside the main hall of the Sidoarjo regency building. She was trying to withdraw her social assistance fund, disbursed by the Social Affairs...
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Nana Oye Lithur has launched a policy framework for the National School Feeding programme. The policy is aimed at delivering a well-organised, decentralised intervention by providing...