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SCT Beneficiaries Laud Govít, Partners For Support
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SCT Beneficiaries Laud Gov’t, Partners For Support
By Winnie Dixon

MONROVIA, November 3 (LINA) - Hundreds of beneficiaries of the Social Cash Transfer Program (SCT) in Bomi County have commended the government and its partners for their continued support despite the outbreak of Ebola in the country.
 

The SCT program is aimed at protecting most vulnerable households living on less than US$1 per day as well as those who do not have access to temporary employment and formal means of support.
 

The SCT is being implemented by the Government through the Ministry of Gender and Development with support from the European Union and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

The US$8 million project started as a pilot phase in Bomi County in 2009 and extended to Maryland County in 2013.

Speaking on behalf of the Bomi County beneficiaries, Mrs. Massa Coleman of Gbongor Town, Senjeh District indicated that the bi-monthly support has enabled them to cater for their families during the Ebola epidemic that has exacerbated the economic hardship.

“Our hearts are filled with joy because the government has ensured that food has not left our tables even in these crucial times,” Mrs. Coleman told the Liberia News Agency Monday.


She said most beneficiaries had lost hope in the program because they did not believe that the implementers would risk their lives going to their communities, especially when Bomi County had been badly hit by Ebola.
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