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Social Assistance

Social assistance programs help ensure income security and access to basic services for poor and vulnerable populations. Key sectors that may serve as entry points for social assistance programs include education, finance, health and public sector management.

Social assistance interventions may include:

  • Cash transfers (conditional and unconditional)
  • Social pensions
  • In-kind transfers, such as food-for-work, school feeding programs, etc.
  • Asset transfers
  • Scholarships