UK injects £7m in SCT
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By JULIUS PHIRI –
THE United Kingdom (UK) has announced an injection of £7 million (K207 million) into the Social Cash Transfer (SCT) to help Zambia’s poorest citizens to adapt to climate shocks.
Community Development and Social Services Minister Doreen Mwamba also said the Government intended to increase the number of beneficiaries on SCT from 1.3 million to 1.4 million.
British High Commissioner to Zambia Nicholas Woolley said at the launch of 1,000 Days in SCT held at Mashanga Village in Chipata yesterday, that this would further boost the existing financial support it would provide for Social protection in Zambia through the World Bank and the United Nations (UN).
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