The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for a coordinated response. In this sense, the Government’s National Social cabinet invited UN Ecuador to join its newly created advisory team, tasked with developing a social...

As the world continues to grapple with the unfolding COVID-19 crisis, many in Africa are worried not only about its spread but about the pandemic's long-term economic consequences as well. But long before our attention was captured by this virus,...

Los paquetes de alimentos que entrega el Ministerio de Educación Pública (MEP), por medio de la Dirección de Programas de Equidad (DPE) desde el 23 de marzo hasta la fecha, a unos 855 mil beneficiarios en 4575 centros educativos públicos del país,...

Hay más de 400,000 personas que están esperando recibir la ayuda

 

Las juntas de centros educations entregarán los paquestes de alimentos a los más de 450.000 beneficiarios del servicio de comedor escolar.

  • Procesos verificarán la veracidad de la información aportada por las personas a partir de declaraciones juradas.
  • Sistema encontró inconsistencias al verificar datos para el segundo depósito de las personas que...

President Ramaphosa announced on 21 April that the government would pay temporary supplements to recipients of social grants and would also introduce a temporary ‘Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant’. This new emergency grant...

The coronavirus pandemic has bluntly exposed how a large number of people across the world are susceptible to health and economic shocks. It is also clear how vulnerable groups in many countries still remain precariously unprotected...

Informal workers contribute the most to the economy in the region but are excluded from the legal and contractual protections of formal workers. As the COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold across the world, informal workers remain...

Spain's Socialist-led government plans to launch a monthly basic income scheme for the most vulnerable households hit by the coronavirus crisis. The plan is expected to be approved next Tuesday and will aim to reach at least 100,000...

For many households, the urgent need is basic sustenance. The World Food Programme anticipates that without action the number of people suffering acute hunger will almost double to 265 million. Meanwhile, millions of children are...

COVID-19 has done more than throw economies, livelihoods and societies into chaos, it has also given us more than a pause for thought on how our societies are constructed. The fundamentals of governance, development, inequality and...