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Making smart use of technology: How electronic registration made Kenya's universal pension possible

Submitted by massetti on (21.03.2018) The Government of Kenya made a landmark decision in 2017 to provide a basic monthly pension income to its older citizens over the age of 70 years. The move represents a major step forward in the building of Kenya’s national social protection system. As the final preparations are made to make payments – which should happen within weeks – this blog explains how the country used electronic registration to roll out the new social pension.

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