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66.7% increase in social allowances

The food voucher and social pension allowance has increased from $30 to $50. Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar made the announcement at the signing ceremony for the renewal of the agreement with food voucher vendors yesterday. A total of 26, 376 Social Welfare recipients are benefiting under the governments Poverty Benefit […]

Peni Shute

January 14, 2016 11:40 am

The food voucher and social pension allowance has increased from $30 to $50.

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar made the announcement at the signing ceremony for the renewal of the agreement with food voucher vendors yesterday.

A total of 26, 376 Social Welfare recipients are benefiting under the governments Poverty Benefit Scheme (PBS) and Care and Protection (C&P) Programme.

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