Author:Benjamin Davis, Silvio Daidone, Sudhanshu Handa, Michael Park, Robert Osei Darko , Isaac Osei-Akoto
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “Ghana’s Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme provides cash transfers to very poor people, particularly in households with orphans or vulnerable children, the elderly and people with extreme disabilities. Beneficiaries also receive free national health insurance. LEAP’s objectives are to alleviate short-term poverty and to promote the development of human education, experience and abilities. The government-funded programme receives support from the World Bank and the UK’s Department of International Development.”(…)

keywords: Impact, Ghana, LEAP Programme
Date Publication: 12/11/2014 - 08:12
Type/Issue: One Pager / 271
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English