worldbank.org (10.02.2022) The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated poverty and threatened livelihoods in Liberia. The need to respond to this challenge spurred the expansion and digitization of the government’s ongoing cash transfer program. The Liberia Social Safety Nets Project launched the government’s first-ever urban cash transfer program. It provided emergency cash transfers for close to 15,000 households living in vulnerable communities in the Greater Monrovia area, which had recorded the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Liberia.
The Government through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MGCSP) will begin cash transfer pilot Project to fifteen thousand households in rural Montserrado County. The total amount to be distributed according to the government is US$3.4 million. This initiative is led by the Ministry’s Social Cash Transfer (SCT) Program under the Liberia Social Safety Nets Project sponsored by Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the World Bank.
The Liberian Government will take up the electricity bill of households in the affected counties for the duration of the STAY-AT-HOME order (total cost: US$4 million dollars).
The government planned to use the amount of US$25 million to support food distribution to households in designated affected counties for the period of 60 days.
FrontPageAfrica (25.06.2019) The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Monday signed a US$2 million contract with a Ghanaian company — “Esoko” — to collect social data in four counties Nimba, Bong, Bomi and Maryland Counties.
gnnliberia (19.07.2016) Liberia’s Deputy Minister of Health, Mr. Tolbert Nyenswah has called on the global community to prioritize the implementation of the Universal Health Coverage and ensure its achievement as outlined in the 2030 Development Agenda. He said such effort is aimed at transforming the lives of millions of less privileged people globally.
The News (16.06.2016( He is astonishingly skilful in fielding questions. He has succeeded in beefing-up the profile of his organization, particularly by expanding its investments nation-wide. Dewitt VonBallmoos is the Director General of Liberia’s National Social Security and Welfare Corporation NASSCORP. Tall and fair in complexion, he spoke to ABUBAKAR HASHIM about the current reforms on-going, the investments of NASSCORP and other related issues
GNN Liberia (20.05.2015) The National Social Security & Welfare Corporation or NASSCORP in short has significantly been contributing towards the growth and development of the Liberian economy over the years, also helping to impact the lives of Liberians.