Federal Government Cash Grant For 6,800 Rural Women in Nigeria

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The Federal Government of Nigeria through the office of the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Faroug has flagged off the distribution of the Federal government’s Special Cash Grant to 6,800 rural women including women with Disabilities.

Beneficiaries of FG Cash Grant for 6,800 Rural Women

The beneficiaries for the program are vulnerable women in all Local Government Areas of the state.

The cash grant is targeted to serve as business capital for women to reduce the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on their households.

  • One-third of the beneficiaries are women with disabilities
  • Two-thirds are widows, women from internally displaced families and other less privileged women from across the state.

“A total number of 6,800 beneficiaries are to benefit from the cash grant of 20,000 each including 203 women with disabilities.

It will interest you to know that N9.5 billion had so far been disbursed as Conditional Cash Transfer grants to 142,000 poor and vulnerable households in Katsina State since the inception of the program while President Muhammadu buhari has given approval for the expansion of the Social Register to accommodate more poor and vulnerable Nigerians with the aim of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by the year 2030.

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FG Cash Grant for 6,800 Rural Women Distribution Point

Three cash distribution points have been designated, to ease the distribution process to the beneficiaries.

They are-

  • Muhammadu Buhari House in Katsina,
  • Old Government House,Banquet Hall, Government Secondary School Daura,
  • Government Secondary School Funtua.

Please Note- Currently, this grant is only available for women in Katsina State. We will notify you as soon as other states are added to the list.

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