The Azimio la umoja party leader, Raila Odinga has finally revealed where he got the idea of giving out Ksh 6,000 per month from. The aspiring president has promised to give Ksh 6,000 to Kenyans living in poverty. Speaking about the topic, Raila Odinga said that a few African countries have already implemented a similar strategy.
Egypt and Namibia have similar projects and one Kenyan who helped design the Namibian program help Raila Odinga with his. Raila Odinga said this while at a TV interview together with his running mate, Martha Karua.
Speaking on who qualifies to get the money, Raila Odinga said that any family living below the poverty line qualifies for the monthly upkeep. He wrnt ahead to say that according to statistics, about two million families live below the poverty line. Two million families with each family consisting of four members.
Raila went ahead to confirm that his government would spent more than 11 billion per month on this project. The monthly stipend will drain Ksh 144 billion per year from the Kenyan government should Raila become the fifth president and implement this project.
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