The Ministry of Social Development and Gender Affairs wishes to advise the general public that it has become necessary to establish a registration deadline for the Poverty Alleviation Program. To date, there are eleven thousand, four hundred and eight-five (11,485) applications of which eight thousand, nine hundred and fifty (8,950) are fully completed and submitted for verification.
Each application will undergo a three-step verification process related to the eligibility criteria for the Poverty Alleviation Program, namely:
- Verification of the total earnings of the household to ensure that the household, meaning everyone that shares common utilities and the same roof, earns less than $3,000 per month
- Verification of the household composition
- Verification of the applicant’s history with the Poverty Alleviation Program; current beneficiary, past applicant, etc.