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Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania tops region in hunger levels: GHI

Tanzania has been found to top the region in hunger levels. This according to the Global Hunger Index (GHI) which was released in October 2016 by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in partnership with Welthungerhilfe and Concern Worldwide. The report which was dubbed Getting to Zero hunger notes that the developing world has made substantial progress […]

Uganda starts offering financial support to the poor

The government has officially kick started a project under which it will provide monthly financial support to vulnerable families across the country. The program being piloted in three districts of Kiboga, Kaberamaido and Kyenjojo. It will later be rolled out to other districts of Uganda. The government on Friday through the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development signed […]

Uganda government starts paying poor elderly persons

The ministry for gender, labor and Social Development is on Friday signing a memorandum of understanding with three districts in which it intends to implement a pilot program of paying poverty stricken elderly persons. The districts include Kiboga, Kyenjojo and Kaberamaido, although the program will roll out to other more eleven districts including Zombo, Amudat, […]

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