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Government releases 1.5 billions to people with disabilities


Ultimate Media

Government has today released 1.5 billion shillings as a special grant for people with disabilities.

The state minister for the elderly and disabled, Suleiman Madada says the ministry of gender will begin with 48 districts this financial year through which the funds will be channeled to the disabled people.

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Madada says each district is to receive 30 million shillings while the rest will be considered in the next financial year.

The money is to be given to groups already engaged in income generating activities on a quarterly basis, and it is expected to reach the intended beneficiaries by the end of May.

Now the MP for disabled in the central region Safia Nalule says time has come for the disabled to make their lives better.

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