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Hajati cash assistance effective at keeping vulnerable children in school

A new study shows UNICEF’s Hajati cash assistance is effective at keeping the most vulnerable children in Jordan in school. UNICEF’s Hajati cash assistance is effective at keeping the most vulnerable children in Jordan in school and preventing drop out, a new study has shown. The programme supported 10,000 children in the 2018-19 academic year.

Hajati is an unconditional cash transfer for some of the most vulnerable families in Jordan whose children are registered in double shift schools. The programme is accessible to all children, irrespective of nationality or status, with each eligible child receiving 20JD (US$28) a month during the school term. Read More