The new project will help improve the performance of
He added: We welcome the country s commitment to taking the necessary steps to reform the current social protection programs based on the needs of the poorest.
This new investment will help to expand a cash-transfer program, or the Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) program, to cover those most in need. It aims to support high-priority measures for more efficient administration of social benefits and services through strengthening performance management to be supported by the national management information system. This will be done across all local offices under
In addition, the project will directly address the needs of orphans and disabled orphans in four selected regions (oblasts). They will benefit from a full range of social welfare services that the project will help design and implement. About 35,000 disabled children under the age of 18 and 13,000 orphans and children deprived of parental care are expected to benefit from the project.
This new six-year project is part of the
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