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Malawi Social Cash Transfer Programme - Technical Assistance to the Government in the Management of the Programme ("Lot 1")

Malawi’s Social Cash Transfer Programme (SCTP), under the Malawi National Social Support Programme, began as a pilot in 2006. It is designed to provide bi-monthly unconditional cash transfers to beneficiaries who qualify as severely impoverished and labour constrained to reduce poverty and hunger, and increase school enrolment. SCTP is now active across all 28 Districts nationally.

Country/Region: Malawi
Dates/Duration: 2020 - 2021
Funded by: EU, Government of Germany
Funders: Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, KfW

Malawi’s Social Cash Transfer Programme (SCTP), under the Malawi National Social Support Programme, began as a pilot in 2006. It is designed to provide bi-monthly unconditional cash transfers to beneficiaries who qualify as severely impoverished and labour constrained to reduce poverty and hunger, and increase school enrolment. SCTP is now active across all 28 Districts nationally.

Working with the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, CGA is leading a consortium providing technical assistance to manage the operational and financial activities of the SCTP in 14 KfW- and EU-funded Districts.

Outputs and Resources

CGA conducted a full review of existing systems and process within the project, identifying any gaps or issues to be resolved, strengthened or revised; and concluding with recommendations incorporated into a comprehensive workplan.

Expertise

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