Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Over 30,000 pregnant women and nursing mothers in Zamfara State have benefited from the cash transfer programme of the British Department for International Development (DFID), an official said on Tuesday.
The DFID which runs the Child Development...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
A new study led by researchers at UC Davis shows insurance can be the most effective way to increase the resilience of poor households in the face of climate change while also preventing other households from falling into poverty. In the long term,...
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Monday, January 8, 2018
The Social Affairs and Social Services Ministry is aware that its criteria for aiding homeless people need to be changed, and it has been working on a proposed revision for two years already, ministry documents reveal. Yet despite this, no changes have...
Sunday, January 7, 2018
Despite initial challenges, a pilot project to pay allowances to internally displaced people in Kachin State through mobile phone transfers has been a big success and will be expanded next year to benefit 3,400 households.
Saturday, January 6, 2018
Ottawa workers who feel they are being abused by employers reducing benefits or taking other cost-cutting measures in reaction to Ontario’s new minimum wage laws now have an outlet.
Friday, January 5, 2018
A case in point is Kakamega County which in 2014 was ranked fifth amongst 15 counties with the worst reproductive maternal neonatal child and adolescent health statistics in Kenya. The maternal mortality rate was at 316 deaths per 100,000...