State disburses K1 million

GOVERNMENT has disbursed over K1 million to vulnerable people in Chipata district under the social cash transfer scheme, Eastern Province assistant secretary Beenzu Chikuba has said.
Mrs Chikuba said funds will benefit 5,760 people;  2,338 men and 3,422 women
Speaking when she gave an update on social protection interventions yesterday, Mrs Chikuba said Government is committed to supporting vulnerable people, especially children and the disabled.
“President Lungu is committed to reducing poverty and vulnerability among the people. For example, over K1 million in the first quarter of 2015 was released under social cash transfer scheme,” Mrs Chikuba said.

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