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Investing in and Empowering Young Destitute Mothers - Ethiopia’s Urban Safety Nets

Implemented by the Ethiopia Ministry of Women’s and Social Affairs, the UDS program partners with local NGOs to target the urban destitute—children, women, men, and elderly people who live on the street. The program falls under the umbrella of the World Bank’s support to the government’s larger Urban and Productive Safety Net and Jobs Project, which, through its various interventions, aims to improve the incomes of the urban poor (e.g., unemployed youth, refugees, and Internally Displaced Persons) and help them gain employment. Read More