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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The Niger State government has approved the re-appointment of the State Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) Board of Directors with Muhammad Kontagora as it's Chairman, a letter to the World Bank and the Federal Project Support Unit (FPSU), and signed by the General Manager of the state CSDA, Yusuf Usman has stated.
Conveying the state government's approval, the letter lists other members of the Board of Directors as: Elizabeth Shaba, Musa Bosso, Ismail Anfani and Hauwah Muhammad all from the Civil Society.
Others include the Permanent Secretaries, Ministries of Finance, Planning, Women Affairs, Works & Infrastructure, LG, Community Development and the GM Niger CSDA as Secretary.
In a congratulatory letter, the NC(National Coordinator), CSDP, Dr. Abdulkarim Obaje, commended the state governor, Alh. Abubakar Sani Bello for reappointing members of the Board, whom he said are now well experienced in the Community Driven Development (CDD) approach and procedures of the World Bank assisted CSDP.
He called on the Board members to use their experience in CDD to advocate it's adoption as a development model in the state.
Obaje assured them of continuous support from the Federal Government through the FPSU.