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Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda

Edward B. Sennoga

Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda

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Published by Economic Policy Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation,
  • Poverty,
  • Prevention,
  • Transfer payments

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward Sennoga, John M. Matovu and Evarist Twimukye
    SeriesResearch series -- no. 60
    ContributionsMatovu, John, Twimukye, Evarist
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC870.Z9 .I5165 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25176232M
    LC Control Number2010306688

    Policy Brief The politics of social protection in Eastern and Southern Africa: Actors, institutions and dynamics. Since the mids, there has been in Africa something of a ‘quiet revolution’ in poverty reduction strategies with the proliferation of social assistance programmes that entail cash transfers to the poor. UGANDA CASH TRANSFER IMPACT EVALUATION Livelihoods and Economic Recovery in Northern Uganda (LEARN 1 & 2) Reinforcing Returnee Livelihoods and Food Security through Direct Cash Transfers, Otuke District, Lango Sub-Region, Northern Uganda November Evaluation conducted by Emily Sloane December EvaluationFile Size: KB.   The Scheme is highly effective in distributing transfers to beneficiaries with bank accounts living near Kalomo Town, as well as through the decentralised 'Pay Points', after initial delays. Both targeted beneficiaries and the local community have expressed that the transfers have improved the well being of the poorest by: Cash to the poor Pennies from heaven. Giving money directly to poor people works surprisingly well. But it cannot deal with the deeper causes of poverty.

    Chapter 14 introduces the relevance of supply capacity to social safety nets, with an emphasis on cash transfers. Then in Chap Dubin and Lawson discuss access to justice for the very poorest and marginalized in Uganda, and highlight the need to integrate justice policies into broader pro-poor programming (page ).


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Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda by Edward B. Sennoga Download PDF EPUB FB2

Social Protection and cash transfers in Uganda Frequently asked questions on cash transfers Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda book Brief No.3/ 1 Development Research and Training June Uganda’s Ministry of Gender Labor and Social Development (MGLSD), with funding support from DFID, is in the process of piloting a Cash transfer scheme, targeting chronically poor File Size: KB.

Social Cash Transfers Social Cash Transfers – Reaching the Poorest Social cash transfers are increasingly seen as an under-exploited means of providing basic social protection. Middle-income countries like Brazil, Mexico, China and the Republic of South Africa have rapidly expanded their social cash transfer schemes and have thereby achieved.

Downloadable. This paper mainly focuses on the various ways through which a social cash transfer program can be designed and financed. We identify four types of households which are considered to be vulnerable to be targeted with cash transfers.

This includes households Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda book orphans, old individuals, young and labor constrained. Extending a cash transfer to these. Cash transfers have had substantial success around the world, most notably in Latin America and increasingly in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

But unlike many other programs, Kenya’s social cash transfer program was born Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda book the HIV crisis, implemented in a low-income setting, and targeted a specific population of the ultra-poor. In Uganda, UK support is currently reachingUgandan senior citizens with social grants, many of whom rely on the cash transfer to change their poverty status and provide opportunities for.

may malawi - social cash transfer program. login. Social Protection for the Poorest: The Adoption of Antipoverty Cash Transfer Programs in the Global South Article (PDF Available) in Politics & Society Author: Sarah M.

Brooks. Probably the biggest and best known of all the cash transfer schemes in the developing world is the Bolsa Familia in Brazil. Since12 million families have joined the scheme and receive.

sale. Cash transfers helped satisfy the immediate needs of the poorest recipients, generating feelings of hope and a sense of security about the future. For these households, the cash transfers alleviated worry and stress, and for some, allowed them time to ’rest.’ The social cash transfer programmes did not significantly transformFile Size: KB.

• Programmes for cash transfers to the poorest of the poor should be adoptedand implemented countrywide. • More research should be undertaken to find effective ways of increasing thepopulation’s social security coverage. References Biryetega, S. GlobalIntegrity Independent Information on Governance and Corruption: Uganda Report.

The National Cash Transfer Program (NCTP) is the only one that has targeted the poorest of the poor and the criteria for selecting the poorest of the poor is. Furthermore, income poverty reduction in Uganda is closely linked to the performance of the agricultural sector, especially the performance of the coffee sub.

As such, one of the key vehicles of delivering social protection is through social cash transfers. The history of the social cash transfer in Zambia Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda book be traced back to in Kalomo District.

It began as a response to the increasing vulnerability and poverty due to the effects of Social cash transfers for the poorest in Uganda book and AIDS. The overall goal of the social cash transfer.

Nonetheless, government’s apparent commitment to social protection remains meagre and even after the roll-out only a tiny proportion of Uganda’s poor will benefit from this small transfer. Whether cash transfers will amount to more than another form of vote-buying clientelism remains to be seen.

What Works for Africa’s Poorest is therefore a timely study into why policies and programmes work – and why they don’t. With a strong approach to evidence and research, and clear analysis but a determination to avoid generalized policy conclusions, this volume should be invaluable to practitioners, NGO staff, policymakers, and donor agencies.

As such, one of the key vehicles of delivering social protection is through social cash transfers. The history of the social cash transfer in Zambia can be traced back to in Kalomo District. The role of cash transfers in building household resilience Cash transfers can be more than just social assistance.

Not only can they help vulnerable households avoid severe deprivation, they can also contribute to economic and social development.

Evidence from Uganda. May 8, Bjorn Van Campenhout Els Lecoutere David Spielman. IPA's study on the effects of cash transfers on youth employment and income in Northern Uganda appears in The New York Times. You can read more about the study on Chris Blattman's blog or on our project summary.

The Effects of Cash Transfers on Child Health and Development in Rural Ecuador.” World Bank Policy Research Working PaperMay Aguero, Jorge and Michael Carter and Ingrid Woolard. “The Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers on Nutrition: the South African Child Support Grant.” mimeograph, August The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Uganda KEY FINDINGS: • The government’s decision to expand the roll-out of the Senior Citizens’ Grant (SCG), and to adopt a National Social Protection Policy, indicates a growing political commitment to social protection in Uganda.

With billion people covered globally, food and voucher programs provide an important lifeline for the poor and vulnerable. The study – The Billion People Question: Food, Vouchers or Cash Transfers.

--reveals that while countries increasingly support people with cash as a form of safety net, food-based programs are still important interventions in some contexts. Zambia’s Social Cash Transfer (SCT) Programme is implemented by the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health and has been operating in Zambia since As of Decemberthe programme reachedhouseholds across 50 districts and there are concrete plans to scale it up nation-wide in the near future.

Social assistance transfers fail to reach the poorest sections of the population in sub-Saharan Africa. The Covid crisis requires an expansion of our relief efforts beyond traditional social transfers, and is a call to re-envision social policy once we emerge from the carnage of this crisis.

Covid is as egalitarian as climate change. Hickey, S. and Bukenya, B. () The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Uganda. ESID working paper no. Manchester: Effective. Social Protection for the Poor and Poorest. David Hulme described two processes: of revolution and evolution in social protection.

The quiet revolution means that hundreds of millions of households across the world now receive social protection and cash transfers are “in danger” of becoming the new World Bank orthodoxy in response to poverty.

Community of Practice (CoP) of Cash Transfers in Africa. The CoP was launched in December with the purpose to share lessons and experiences between countries in Africa operating social cash transfer programs.

To date, the Anglophone CoP has member countries grouped into Anglophone and Francophone groups. These programmes, implemented together result in social security for the poorest members of society with families being lifted out of an intergenerational cycle of poverty, and others prevented from falling beyond a certain level of enjoyment of rights.

Cash transfers managed by public authorities sourced from taxes, to poor people, were. The cash transfers - about $ per person, the same as their annual incomes - were framed as an enterprise start-up program and the applicants had to submit proposals for how they would invest in.

Washington – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a new financing agreement of US$10 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to provide income support to extremely poor and food insecure households in Liberia.

This agreement will also establish key building blocks of a basic national safety net delivery system of Liberia. Most of these policies are implemented through unconditional cash transfers.

These size, shape and design aspects of the social assistance system make South Africa an interesting case study and the objective of this paper is to provide a detailed interrogation of the South African.

/ Luca Pellerano and Valentina Barca --Effective cash transfers for the poorest in Africa: a focus on supply capacity / Francisco Ayala --Access to justice for the very poorest and marginalized in Uganda / Adam Dubin and David Lawson --Conclusion / David Hulme, David Lawson, and Lawrence Ado-Kofie.

What Works for Africa’s Poorest: Programmes and Policies for the Extreme Poor contains a unique cross-section of country-specific case studies from across SSA, combined with cross-country analyses of important programmes, written by practitioners, academics, and advisers.

Egypt has been providing cash to poor households through its first conditional cash transfer program, Takaful and Karama, a social protection program run by the Ministry of Social Solidarity (MoSS), since March During the past decade, the CPRC has led innovative thinking on social protection – for instance, a design for a social protection pilot for the Ministry of Finance in Uganda, was implemented starting in ; and the book Just Give Money to the Poor has recently made a big impact in providing evidence that cash transfers for the poorest work.

campaign advocating for the removal of primary school fees and for a cash child benefit targeted towards the poorest families. The first major policy change made by the incoming Government of Kenya, within days of taking power, was to make primary school free.

The Government also opened up space to discuss the introduction of a child benefit. The purpose of this book is to make accessible to a broad audience the ideas, principles and practicalities of establishing effective social protection in Africa. It focuses on the major shift in strategy for tackling hunger and vulnerability, from emergency responses mainly in the form of food transfers to predictable cash transfers to the chronically poorest social groups.

‘A Social Protection agenda for Uganda’s Poorest of the Poor’ implementing the Northern Uganda Social Action Fund (NUSAF), having in place a Health Insurance Policy, e.g.

cash transfers help the poor cover the cost of seeking and regularly attending work. Cash Transfers and Social Protection Paper prepared for the regional workshop on “Cash transfer activities in southern Africa”, co-hosted by the Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN), Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme (RHVP) and Oxfam GB OctoberJohannesburg, South Africa Stephen DevereuxFile Size: KB.

Government initiated the social cash transfer inwith an objective to reduce extreme poverty and the inter-generational transfer of poverty among beneficiary households. The Government of the Republic of Zambia has since been implementing the Social Cash Transfer Programme through the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health.

The programme has made a positive impact on the lives of beneficiaries receiving the cash transfers on a bi-monthly basis. Political Economy of Pdf Transfers in Zambia ii Background and Acknowledgements Evidence on how cash transfers can reduce poverty remains a hot topic in both development and relief circles.

Some development agencies have put cash transfers at the centre of their social protection strategies.THE IMPACT OF TAXES, TRANSFERS, AND SUBSIDIES ON INEQUALITY AND POVERTY IN UGANDA Jon Download pdf, Nora Lustig, Astrid Haas and Sebastian Wolf (taxes) and fiscal expenditures – direct cash and near-cash transfers, in-kind benefits, subsidies – on household-level income inequality and The first Northern Uganda Social Action fund was File Size: 1MB.

But if the evidence holds up, this kind of handout — formally known as ebook unconditional ebook transfer — could become an important method to help the world’s poorest become less so. Unconditional cash transfers are a variation on what has become the planet’s most important social welfare program — conditional cash transfers.