The livelihood component complements the cash transfer in order to support targeted households to move out of poverty. This facilitates beneficiaries’ graduation out of poverty by ensuring they establish sustainable income generating activity that will make them self-reliant. The specific aim of the livelihood intervention is to build a mind-set of enterprise development in order to reduce abject poverty in communities. It aims at creating opportunities for work on-farm and off-farm especially among women and youth.
Objectives of the livelihood support includes the following:
Increase the income of household with beneficiaries who engage in productive activities
Improve beneficiaries’ asset holdings
Improve beneficiaries’ psychosocial wellbeing
Support the elevation of beneficiaries out of poverty