Called Quarantena Solidária, this initiative aims to mobilize different kind of resources to fight the effects of the pandemic in Brazil. They call individuals, organizations and companies to donate technological items, financial resources or food. Volunteers can help in different areas from health to handicrafts. Among them, one of the…
The program will have a CFAF 1,000 billion (€1,5 billion) budget, according to the International Labour Organization, and it will focus on four areas: supporting the health sector; strengthening the social resilience of populations; protecting the private sector and an economic and social recovery program.
The President of the country, Peter Mutharika, announced the cash aid. Eligible households will receive a monthly payment of 35,000 Malawian kwacha ($47) by mobile cash transfer starting in May. The cash transfer programme will target just under one million people and small businesses affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The fund created by the National Domestic Workers Alliance also includes babysitters and house cleaners. It provides $400 in emergency assistance to those who are experiencing financial difficulties due to the pandemic. Information is available in English and Spanish. There are an estimated 2.5 million domestic workers in the US,…
It is the first microfinance institution in the country, pioneering financial literacy and entrepreneurial education. During the pandemic, it simplified the loan conditions and was able to reach more than 3,500 village banks and 70,000 microenterprises. It allowed borrowers to defer their payments without penalties and offered refinancing options.
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