Author:Labour Office of Tigray, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs of the Government of Ethiopia
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: "In 2011 the Bureau of Labour and Social Affairs (BoLSA), UNICEF and a number of donors including Irish Aid initiated the Tigray Social Cash Transfer Programme (TSCTP) in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. The programme aimed to reduce poverty and hunger in extremely poor and labour-constrained households. From 2011 to 2014, 3367 households received a monthly cash payment of a least ETB155 (approx. USD8)1 made by the Dedebit Microfinance Institution (DECSI) through five payment distribution points."(...)

keywords: Innovative Technology, Social Cash Transfers, Remote Rural Areas, Ethiopia
Date Publication: 04/10/2015 - 09:09
Type/Issue: One Pager / 288
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English