PEOPLE DAILY, 9th February 2017
Hunger Safety Net Programme (HSNP) has neutralised the devastating effects of the scourge and enabled residents to get food. Between November and January, HSNP shelled out over Sh2.2 billion to 55,701 regular (20,406) and emergency (35,295) beneficiaries of the programme in Marsabit.
The Kenya government and the United Kingdom are the funders. Payments to the beneficiaries are wired electronically to recipients’ bank accounts and are accessed using biometrics and a PIN through a network of Equity Bank agents. Read more: http://bit.ly/2kERk11
Read the latest NDMA e-newletter with updates on the current drought and ongoing interventions including HSNP's emergency payments. Also read a success story from Mandera on how HSNP cash transfers are spurring entrepreneurship amongst women.
Read more: http://bit.ly/2kHHUFq