A: NSR provides access for the poor in the Register to any Social Intervention or Welfare package by Government, Philanthropy and or Businesses.
Q: Is NSR only funded by the Government?
A: NSR is available for Private individual or Organisation who want to access the poor in a transparent manner
Q: What is NSR Projection with the Register
A: The conditional Cash Transfer is paying 1 million Poor and Vulnerable Households at the moment
Q: Are we likely to see more payments?
A: Yes. The Govt plans to rapidly increase this number to 2 million in the next payment round in May, 2020.
Q: Is Money the only assistance given by NSR from the Register?
A: The Government is using the Register to also provide Food Rations to those who are not on the Cash Transfer but have children of school age
Q: What about the Poor in the Urban Areas?
A: The Govt is expanding this register to include the urban poor. The numbers in the register will target 4 million households by June, 2020.
Q: Is every Nigerian a Beneficiary:
A: The conditional Cash Transfer by the Federal Govdrnment is for the Poor and Vulnerable Households that are already captured in the Register, is is not for every Nigerian.
Q: When will the Program begin?
A: The Cash Transfer has begun, it was flagged off in Kwali Area Council of FCT on the 1st April, 2020 by the Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affair Disaster Management & Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq
Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affair Disaster Management & Social Development,
Advocacy and Sensitization Committee on COVID 19
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Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria.
The dare need for social and natural resource infrastructure services in rural areas and the increasing poverty in the country calls for a well thought out programme to address this.
The bulk of the funding is from the credit obtained from the World Bank with other contributions from the Federal, State, Local Government Councils and the benefiting communities. For Micro projects, the World Bank contributes 90 per cent of the cost of a micro project while the community brings the balance of 10 per cent which is in kind or cash.
CSDP is Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) is a World Bank assisted project and co-financed by the Federal and state governments.
Improvement of the standard of living of the common Nigerian, and the expansion of civilization with a bias for green energy.
For a community to participate in CSDP, the community must be in a Local Government Area of a state participating in the project. A state is eligible to participate if the state meets the under-listed criteria: