P3/Strat. No.17: The Provision of COVID-19 Cash Top-Up to Households With Marginalized Persons and Persons Living With Disability Cash Transfers.





Target Audience

Guidelines and Criteria 

Implementing Agency

Estimated Cost

Overall Beneficiary

To support household expenditure with persons living with disabilities and marginalized persons to defray COVID-19 related increased cost.

Top up cash transfer amount to households with disabilities and marginalized persons.

Increase the Child Disability Grant from $200 to $300

Increase the Foster Care Grant from $200 to $300; and Increase the transfer from $100 to $200 for persons living with HIV

An automatic increase in transfer amount would apply once the intervention is approved.

Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment and Local Government


Households with persons living with disabilities and marginalized persons.

Status Update


[September 30, 2020]


The current initiatives to stimulate the economy are on-going. The private sector businesses have displayed immense interest in what is being offered and have taken every opportunity to work with the respective implementing agencies.