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2,900 to benefit from SAGE program in Kampala

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 2,900 elderly persons have been registered to benefit from the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment-SAGE program in Kampala. This is the first time that the elderly persons in Kampala are enrolled to benefit from the program since its inception 10 years ago. …

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2,000 elderly persons to benefit from SAGE program in Bunyangabu

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 2,425 elderly persons have been registered to benefit from the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment-SAGE program in Hoima district. The State Minister for Gender and Culture who doubles as the Bunyangabu district Woman MP Peace Regis Mutuuzo says that the beneficiaries were …

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Govt gives Sh360 million to Bunyangabu old persons, reassures nation

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of State for Gender and Culture Affairs. Peace Regis Mutuuzo has reassured all older persons facing challenges in accessing the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) of Government’s commitment to ensure that they are paid. The Minister noted that some persons …

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2,500 elderly persons to benefit from SAGE program in Hoima

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 2,500 elderly persons have been registered to benefit from the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment-SAGE program in Hoima district. Through the initiative, the government extends monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings to senior citizens aged 80 and above to support them through poverty …

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MPs query SAGE roll out schedules

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Members of the Public Accounts Committee of Parliament have raised concerns over the roll-out plan for the Social Assistance Grants for empowerment programme- SAGE. Through the grants, the government gives out a monthly stipend of 25,000 Shillings to persons aged above eighty in different …

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Older persons in Bukomansimbi receive first SAGE payment

Masaka,  Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  There was jubilation and ululations at the Bukomansimbi district headquarters Thursday as old persons in the district received their first payments of the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE). The payments, issued by the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development as a component …

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Post Bank starts disbursement of grants to senior citizens

Kampala, Uganda | Julius Businge | Post Bank Uganda has kicked off the disbursement of government grants to senior citizens aged 80 years and above following the roll out of Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) in Teso-sub region, it said on June 30. Peace Mutuuzo, the State Minister for …

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Four districts in Teso added on list of SAGE beneficiaries

Soroti, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Four other districts in Teso sub region have been added to the Social Assistance Grants and Empowerment- SAGE program. The districts include Bukedea, Ngora, Serere and Soroti. They are among the 14 more districts that were added on the list of SAGE program countrywide. …

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Over 4,000 elderly persons benefit from SAGE program in Kabarole

 Kabarole, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 4,212 elderly persons from Kabarole district have so far been shortlisted to benefit from the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment, a government initiative that extends financial support to senior citizens. The Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) was introduced as a pilot …

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