Category: Cash assistance

South African Red Cross provides cash assistance to 8,810 people affected by unrest to support local economies – South Africa

Following the recent unrest in July, the South African Red Cross has seen an increase in the vulnerability of the communities it serves. As a result, the International Federation of the Red Cross has released 5.6 million rand from its Disaster Relief Fund (DREF) to enable the South African Red Cross to provide relief and […]

COVID Cash Assistance Helped 1 Million New Yorkers Avoid Poverty, Report Says

The researchers said their findings contradicted the narrative that stimulus payments and unemployment benefits were “too generous” and discouraged work. Robert winn Ella Li is reading a book with her daughter XiLan. Li said federal stimulus payments helped cover her family’s rent and food after losing her job. After losing both of her jobs at […]

New report from Robin Hood reveals direct cash aid acted as a lifeline for millions of New Yorkers during pandemic

NEW YORK, October 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Robin Hood, in collaboration with from Columbia University Center on Poverty and Social Policy, Columbia Population Research Center and Vicki Lens of Hunter College – CUNY, released its latest Poverty Tracker report which shows how the direct cash payments provided by the CARES Act, including […]

Germany and WFP to provide cash assistance to support the recovery of vulnerable Cambodian families

Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has committed € 5 million, or approximately US $ 6 million, to provide cash assistance to households vulnerable in order to support their recovery, according to the press. release of the Food Work Program (WFP). Partners […]

More than $ 23 million in cash assistance will be transferred to 39,000 households by Save the Children Fiji

Shairana Ali, CEO of Save the Children. [Image: File Photo] 39,000 households will receive more than $ 23 million by December of this year through Save the Children Fiji’s cash transfer program. CEO Shairana Ali says they are helping households with no source of income due to COVID-19. She says eligible applicants are not already […]

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