Khartoum 8-29-2022 (SUNA) – Cash support began today in the locality of Jebel Awlia to the citizens of Bentiu region from the targeted families of the elderly, pregnant and lactating women, people with chronic diseases, and breadwinners of children under 18 years of age, in order to provide basic foodstuffs, within the direct social support program and a project The fourth joint response in Sudan, in partnership with the coalition organizations, Vet Care, Sudan Plan and SOS, and in coordination with the General Department of Social Development in the locality.
Director of Development Salwa El-Sayed Mohamed explained that the partnership project will be implemented during 2022 and next year and targets the Bentiu regions, displacement, refugees and host villages, noting that the project began work on it at the beginning of this year by distributing sheep to 250 families, where each family was delivered three sheep, in addition to the delivery of 200 The family of a non-food project.
Salwa confirmed the continuation of work in the joint response between organizations and social development in the locality. She explained that the target number of cash support is two hundred families, which were selected by social researchers and the committees for change and services. She noted that the delivery of support will be completed on the fifth of next September with the delivery of 40 families.
And she stated that work in the social field will continue at the same pace as before, in terms of doubling and strengthening efforts.
For his part, the organization’s project coordinator, Amjad Al-Sheikh Al-Bashir, explained that the fourth joint response project in Sudan includes ten international organizations and seven national ones, including Feet Care, which works in the locality of Jebel Awliya.
Amjad pointed out that the cash support is estimated at 40,000 Sudanese pounds per month for a period of 4 months, but it is delivered in full, with a value of 160,000 Sudanese pounds per family, so that families can benefit from it well.
Amjad added that the program implementation period is two years, and it will be implemented during this year, at a rate of 50%, while it will be completed next year, at a rate of 100%, explaining that there are a number of other activities that are being implemented in addition to the cash support.