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The Impact of Ghana?s LEAP Programme

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  • Benjamin Davis

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Silvio Daidone

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Sudhanshu Handa

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Michael Park

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Robert Osei Darko

    () (IPC-IG)

  • Isaac Osei-Akoto

    () (IPC-IG)

Abstract

Ghanas Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme provides cash transfers to very poor people, particularly in households with orphans or vulnerable children, the elderly and people with extreme disabilities. Beneficiaries also receive free national health insurance. LEAPs objectives are to alleviate short-term poverty and to promote the development of human education, experience and abilities. The government-funded programme receives support from the World Bank and the UKs Department of International Development.(?)

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  • Benjamin Davis & Silvio Daidone & Sudhanshu Handa & Michael Park & Robert Osei Darko & Isaac Osei-Akoto, 2014. "The Impact of Ghana?s LEAP Programme," One Pager 271, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:271
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    Impact; Ghana; LEAP Programme;

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