The Federal Government has commenced processes toward building a register of poor and vulnerable persons in states in Nigeria, to serve as a guide for its interventions.
The national social safety net programme has commenced and all interested persons will be shown how to benefit from this program.
To address the challenges facing poverty reduction programmes in Nigeria, it is important that Nigeria builds a social register of the poor and vulnerable.
State Cash Transfer Units (SCTUs) and Local Government Desk Offices (LGDOs) across the implementing states, NCTO is positioned to serve the poor and vulnerable better.
The Household Uplifting Programme (HUP) otherwise known as the Conditional Cash Transfer aims at responding to deficiencies in capacity and lack of investment in human capital of poor and vulnerable households. https://ncto.gov.ng/ application portal is open.
The programme is focused on responding to deficiencies in capacity and lack of investment in human capital, especially amongst our poorest citizens. Beneficiaries of the programme are mined from the National Social Register (NSR), comprising State Social Registers (SR) of poor and vulnerable households.
National Cash Transfer Office Household Uplifting Program
NCTO through the Household Uplifting Programme provides support for poor and vulnerable citizens through targeted cash transfers, capacity building, and coaching and mentoring and livelihood support.