Two laws raising the salaries and pensions of some 14.5 million Egyptians were approved by Parliament on Monday, as part of a social spending package announced earlier by the finance minister on Sunday, aiming to ease the burden of...

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday launched the national payment program to persons above 70 years

Kenyatta said the program is aimed at ensuring that senior citizens, live in dignity by being able to afford some level of...

The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) on Monday called on local social welfare offices – and their local indigent stakeholders – to focus more on livelihood projects that address long-term climate change...

Tside Zewide has lived in the shadow of the national palace in Addis Ababa for more than 50 years. Since her husband died four years ago the 73-year-...

Sweden, through the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will support drought-stricken farmers and herders in the Sahel, with a focus on Burkina Faso and Mali. Channelled through the Swedish International...

The government of Nunavut plans to spend more to top up family earnings while encouraging recipients to upgrade their skills and abilities.

The territory’s income assistance program is the biggest winner in the Nunavut budget...

Nearly 1.5 million of the most vulnerable families in Yemen – an estimated 9 million people - have received emergency cash transfers from the Emergency Cash Transfer Project implemented by UNICEF and funded and supported by the...

The Taguig City government is giving 3,000 residents the chance to earn extra income through its Cash-for-Work program.

The project is in coordination with the Department of Social Welfare and Development...

The Cash-for-Work component of the European Union (EU) Funded “Post-Crises Response to Food and Nutrition insecurity in The Gambia” in Central River Region (South and North) has recently came to an end at Jahally rice fields.

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Kazakh Vice Minister of Labour and Social Protection Nurzhan Altayev held an open lecture at Nur Otan Party headquarters dedicated to the country’s nationwide mass entrepreneurship programme.The unemployed, self-employed, small...

Portugal's government has approved an extraordinary increase in monthly state pensions, of €6 or €10 depending on the individual's circumstances, to take effect in August - a move that was foreseen in the state budget for 2018 but...

Mongolia's Ministry of Labor and Social Protection said Friday that it would establish an agency within this year, which is in charge of the issues of people with disabilities. The agency is committed to helping people with...