The Government has released Ksh.4.37 billion for payment to beneficiaries who are enrolled in the cash transfer programmes.
The money through the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, will be paid out to 1,094,045 beneficiaries starting Monday, January 20, 2020.
Those to benefit will be beneficiaries who successfully opened bank accounts for the three programmes under the Consolidated Cash Transfer Programme (CCTP) and were successfully submitted to the Consolidated Cash Transfer Management Information System (CCTP MIS) by December 31st 2019.
A total of 295,307 beneficiaries enrolled in the Orphans and vulnerable children cash transfer programme will receive Ksh.1,181,348,000.
A total of 764,644 beneficiaries enlisted under the Older Persons cash transfer programme will be paid Kshs. 3,059,600,000.
A total of 34,094 beneficiaries enrolled under the Persons with Severe Disability cash transfer programme will receive KShs. 136, 416,000.
Beneficiaries or caregivers can access the payment at any time over the next six months.
Each of the beneficiaries will receive Ksh.4,000 to cover the November-December 2019 payment cycle.
Beneficiaries will receive their payments through Co-operative Bank, Equity Bank Ltd, Kenya Commercial Bank and Post Bank.
The beneficiaries/caregivers can collect money either from:
The nearest authorized bank agent of the bank where they opened their accounts.
Over the counter of the nearest branch of the bank where they opened their accounts.