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

P3/St.No.17

Wave

Objective

Intervention

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

$282,900

Households with persons living with disabilities and marginalized persons.

Status Update

On-Going

[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.