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Pensions in remote areas - what can be learnt from the Kwa Wazee Programme in Kagera?

Kwa Wazee is an NGO that has been running a comprehensive support programme for older people in Muleba district, Tanzania since 2003. The central component of the programme is a pension targeted at older people with little family support or with... Keep reading (1 Comment)


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


Social protection for older people in Central Asia

In this post Professor Jane Falkingham and Dr Athina Vlachantoni talk about their chapter on Social Protection for older people in Central Asia, published in 'Social Protection for Older Persons: Social Pensions in Asia.' You can read more about... Keep reading


Gender and old-age pension protection in Asia

In this blog Dr Athina Vlachantoni and Professor Jane Falkingham talk about their research into gender and old-age pension protection in Asia, as discussed in their chapter in ‘Social Protection for Older Persons Social Pensions in Asia' The gender. Keep reading


Bringing voices of poor older people into the post-2015 process

15 November 2013

Over the past year, I have been involved in the "Voices of the Marginalised" project as a researcher in Bangladesh. The research project was done by HelpAge, ADD International, Alzheimer's Disease International and Sightsavers and facilitated by Internati Keep reading (1 Comment)

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