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Just In: Government To Disburse KSH.8.95 Billion to 3 Critical and Vulnerable Groups In The Society

The government of Kenya has continued to put focus on the plight of vulnerable and needy population in the society through establishment of various safety interventions that will caution citizens from extreme poverty.[Photo Courtesy]

As part of these measures, the Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizen Affairs and Special Programmes has disbursed funds for three critical programmes targeting the vulnerable groups.

The ministry has disbursed KSH.8.5 billion to payment of individuals who had enrolled themselves in Inua Jamii programme. Inua Jamii programme is government cash transfer program that supports most vulnerable members of the community by providing them with stipend to cushion them against poverty, hunger and with the aim of improving their lives.

This program targets mainly orphans and vulnerable children, older person and persons with severe disabilities. The government has also released KSH.400 million to cater for presidential secondary school bursary programme for the vulnerable students in the society. The aim of this bursary which was started in 2013 is to make sure that all the government manages to eradicate illiteracy in the society by 2030.

Disbursement of this funds is constituency based with all the constituencies getting an equal allocation of KSH.1.3 million. In the 2021/2022 financial year, 22,000 students will in public boarding schools will have their fees paid to a maximum of KSH.30,000 per students.

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Inua Jamii KSH.8.5 Kenya Ministry of Public Service

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