Social Issues POVERTY ERADICATION

Food for work programmes

In progress
Oct 2019

1 280 to benefit from public works programme

www.chronicle.co.zw October 12, 2019

A total of 1 280 people in Matabeleland South Province are expected to benefit from the Public Works Programme which started recently under the Drought Relief Mitigation programme. In an interview during a tour of some of the projects under the programme in Ward 20 in Gwanda recently, Matabeleland South Provincial DDF co-ordinator, Mr Moment Malandu, said under the DDF component, the beneficiaries would each be paid $160 and also receive a bag of maize.

Jul 2019

Gov’t to revive food for work program to alleviate effects of drought

www.thezimbabwean.co July 04, 2019

Government will re-introduce a food for work program to help vulnerable families which have been affected by the El Nino induced drought during the 2018/19 agricultural season, a top official has said.