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08:38
08:38

More Women Than Men Get SAGE Monthly Payments -Gender Minister 2 1

A total of 914,652 beneficiaries have received their payment in the first one year of the national roll out and that out of these, 548,792 are women while 365,860 are men, Minister Mutuuzo says.
10:38
10:38

Gov't Planning to Increase Monthly Stipend for Elders SAGE 2 1

During her monitoring visit to Katakwi District on Thursday, Kanyike said the ministry’s technical team is developing a cabinet paper to be discussed in the cabinet on how to reduce the age of beneficiaries.
15:59
15:59

2,500 Elderly Persons to Benefit from SAGE Program in Hoima 1 3

This is the first time that the elderly persons in Hoima are enrolled to benefit from the program since its inception 10 years ago. In its pilot, the government extended support to persons aged above 65 in selected districts, except for Karamoja where the bar was lowered to persons aged 60.
10:41
10:41

Economic Think-tank Wants Social Protection Reinforced amid COVID-19 Lockdown 3 1

Patrick Katabaazi, the Executive Director of an independent Think-tank; the Centre for Budget and Tax Policy, proposes that the government enhances the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) program, to support more vulnerable persons with direct cash transfers during this time.
17:05
17:05

National Roll Out of Elderly Grant Requires UGX 45.5 Billion SAGE 1

Committee Chairperson Alex Ndeezi says that the Ministry has prepared a national rollout plan which requires 45.58 billion Shillings to cater for additional 204,771 beneficiaries. He argues that without the funds, it will not be possible to rollout SAGE across the country.
15:35
15:35

Elderly Man Drowns in Gulu paibona sub county

His daughter, Concy Amony found the deceased’s body floating on Laban stream, which crosses over Pakuba-Paibona access road on Monday morning.
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