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The Urgency of now: Uganda's responsibility to its older citizens

18 April 2016

International donors are threatening to stop funding Uganda's Senior Citizens Grant (SCG) due to the national Government failing to provide counter funding. But whose responsibility is it anyway? It seems cruel that families who depend solely on this g Keep reading


The reach and impact of Bolivia's social pension

28 January 2014

This blog explores some of the key findings from Pension watch briefing 12 which is available in English and in Spanish. These are based on two longer pieces of research (in Spanish). Since 2008, Bolivia's social protection regime for... Keep reading


The transformative impacts of Uganda's Senior Citizens Grant

08 February 2013

I jumped at the opportunity to review "Transforming Cash Transfers: Beneficiary and community perspectives on the Senior Citizen Grant in Uganda", a new briefing by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). After only about a year of delivering payments, Keep reading

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