By Patricia Male

Government through the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services has as at June 17th 2022 disbursed over K457, 000 social cash transfer.

Giving an update on the disbursement of funds for the Social Cash Transfer Programme, Chief Government Spokesperson Chushi Kasanda says 40 social cash transfer funds for May and June to the 116 districts across the country where made out of which 84 districts have confirmed receiving the funds in their accounts.

Ms. Kasanda says government has remained consistent in the disbursement of social cash transfer to

beneficiaries across the country as provided for in the 2022 national budget, with beneficiaries including households with an elderly person, households with members with severe disability, households with members who are chronically ill and on palliative care, child-headed households and female-headed households with at least three children.

She says government is happy that the facility continues to impact positively on the lives of the people and is resolved to ensure that the disbursement of the social cash transfer remains constant and consistent for the benefit of the eligible households.


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