The livelihood support activities facilitate graduation of beneficiaries out of poverty, thereby making them financially independent.
Livelihood support aims at complementing the cash transfer to help targeted households to build a mind-set of enterprise development in order to reduce abject poverty in communities and create opportunities for work both on-farm and off-farm especially among women and youth. The livelihood component of this programme is fundamentally focused at enabling beneficiaries to establish a sustainable means of livelihood. A number of beneficiaries have made remarkable progress in their individual lives and households. A lot of the beneficiaries of the CCT are engaged in productive business activities for self-reliance. Some of them are engage in animal husbandry, petty trading, services such as dressmaking, grinding of grains and other necessary service at the communities which was the preserve of a few persons. .