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NGO extends UGX30Bn relief cash to private school teachers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | With the long-awaited government relief package to private school teachers becoming smoke and mirrors, a third party is coming on board to put some temporary relief cash in teachers’ pockets ahead of school reopening. Private school teachers at all levels are part of the groups of …

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US suspends $10m COVID-19 direct cash transfer to Uganda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The US government has been forced to halt a $10 million (sh36 billion) programme to give cash assistance to Ugandans most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, after the the country’s NGO Bureau announced the suspension of programs by the implementing agency GiveDirectly. Despite the U.S. Agency …

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COVID-19 hit families to benefit from UGX 36B direct cash giveaways

Gulu, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | A total of 120,000 families in Uganda whose livelihoods have been negatively affected by Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic will benefit from USD 10 million, approximately 36 billion Shillings’ direct cash transfers. The programme, implemented by GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization that lets donors send money to …

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