Author:Winnie Mwasiaji
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: "The Kenyan Ministry of Labour, Social Security & Services (MLSSS) implements three main cash transfer programmes that were scaled up in 2013 and will be further scaled up and integrated under the Inua Jamii programme: . the Cash Transfer to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (CT-OVC), started in 2004 and which covered 259,000 beneficiary households in 2014; . the Older Persons Cash Transfer Programme (OPCT), targeted at those aged 65+ and which started in 2006 (164,000 beneficiary households); and . the Cash Transfer to Persons with Severe Disabilities (PWSDCT), started in 2010 (27,200 beneficiary households)."(...)

keywords: Scaling up, Cash Transfer Programmes, Kenya
Date Publication: 04/10/2015 - 09:04
Type/Issue: One Pager / 286
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English