From July 21 to 24, 2020, information and awareness workshops were held in the various large cities of the regions on the Governmental Emergency Cash Transfer Program and the training of trainers on the updating of RSU data with the RSU Covid-Lite application and implementation strategies for this program throughout the territory.
Chaired by the various governors in each region, the main objective of these workshops is to inform and sensitize all the actors involved in the implementation of these emergency cash transfers in the field and the training of trainers in the field. RSU data update process
Emanating from the will of the President of the Republic who in his speech to the Nation of April 10, 2020, announced several social measures and actions, including assistance to poor and vulnerable households, in order to mitigate the adverse economic impacts of this pandemic on these vulnerable layers. Among these measures, emergency cash transfers to poor and vulnerable households are planned.
This program consists of paying each household cash transfers (CM) in the form of monthly allowances in a single installment, to cover the basic needs of these poor and vulnerable households. The amount of the current monthly cash transfer for the Jigisemejiri Social Safety Net Program is 15,000 FCFA. Thus each household selected must receive in a single installment six months of monthly allowances, or 90,000 CFA francs.
The target is initially made up of the beneficiaries registered in the Unified Social Register (RSU), amounting to 352,900 beneficiary households on April 15, spread across all regions of the country, i.e. in 619 municipalities including 321 367 households in the eight regions (former administrative division) for 613 municipalities and secondly, by identifying additional households to reach the quantitative target of 1,000,000 households.
Thus, targeting will consist, first of updating the list of RSU households and secondly, of targeting new beneficiaries. The distribution of the 321,367 RSU households is as follows by region:
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Source : Jigisemejiri