The Kenyan government has set aside 100 million shillings (US $ 940,000) to assist athletes affected by Covid-19 and canceled or postponed sporting events. So far a total of 1500 athletes have been identified as needing financial assistance. Each athlete will be assisted with food packages and US$100.
People who can benefit from this measure are affected self-employed who paid social insurance contributions for at least 3 months during the last 12 months. Other measures include subsidies up to 90% of the wages to maintain workplaces and postponing tax payments.
Self-employed workers will be paid 80 percent of their daily salary to a maximum of CHF196 per day (about 186 euros). This is one of a package of measures announced by the government for a total of CHF 40 billion. These include: business liquidity for companies which may ask for…
Among the key economic responses to limit the human and economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has earmarked Rs 4 billion (approximately US $100 million) for the extension of the Wage Assistance Scheme to cover the month of April 2020, and an additional sum of Rs 500 million…
After 17 days after loss of income, they will receive temporary protection of 80 percent of the average income a person had for the last three years. In addition, those who were temporarily laid off due to coronavirus will receive full pay for 20 days.
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