The 11th payment cycle for the Nafa Cash Transfer, a programme under the Social Safety Net Project (SSNP), on Wednesday, reached Foni Bintang Karanai as one of the pay points where over 2,000 beneficiaries received money to build their resilience.
The project, supported by the World Bank and the Gambia government, is implemented by the National Nutrition Agency, Department of Community Development and Directorate of Social Welfare to alleviate poverty at poor households in the rural areas.
Arabiatou Sambou, Community Development Officer, told this medium that Foni Bintang Karanai happens to be a pilot zone. She said that after the PMP, they realised that the district is among the three districts that are the most vulnerable.
‘Looking at the livelihood of people living in Foni and supporting them with such an initiative is a good move,’ she said, adding that ‘the Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) that beneficiaries receive is the most important thing.”
“It enables them to know…