Entries by LEAP Official

Statement On Implementation Of Emergency LEAP

A few days ago, torrential rains in Tamale and its environs was reported to have left hundreds homeless and dozens displaced as it swept through the area. The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) is at the forefront conducting an assessment to identify all affected persons and in the interim, provide relief items. Again, other disasters […]

Hon. Otiko Djaba’s visit to the Obom Domeabra Community in the Ga South District to monitor the 47th Cycle LEAP Payments

The Honorable minister for Gender Children and Social Protection, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba, was in the Mfantseman district to monitor the 48thCycle LEAP Payments. Prior to her final stop at the Ndasiman community, she paid a curtesy call on the Central Regional Minister and the Municipal Chief Executive of Mfantseman. In her speech to beneficiaries […]

Hon Otiko Djaba’s visit to the Ndasiman Community in the Mfantseman District (Central Region) to monitor the 48th Cycle LEAP payment

The Honorable minister for Gender Children and Social Protection, Hon. Otiko Afisah Djaba, was in the Mfantseman district to monitor the 48thCycle LEAP Payments. Prior to her final stop at the Ndasiman community, she paid a curtesy call on the Central Regional Minister and the Municipal Chief Executive of Mfantseman. In her speech to beneficiaries […]

49th Cycle LEAP Payment scheduled for 31st July– 4th August, 2017

In 2008, Ghana launched its flagship Social Protection Programme, the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP). LEAP is a cash transfer programme for the poorest families in Ghana to reduce poverty and enhance long term human development. In this 49th cycle LEAP payment scheduled for 31st July– 4th August, 2017, a total number of 213,044 beneficiary households in […]

46TH PAYMENT CYCLE OF LEAP SOCIAL CASH GRANT TO ALL BENEFICIARY HOUSEHOLDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) will commence its 46th cycle payment from 30th January to 03rd February 2017. This is the 46th cycle payment because since the inception of the programme in 2008, this payment marks its 46th bi-monthly payment of the cash […]

45TH PAYMENT CYCLE OF LEAP SOCIAL CASH GRANT TO ALL BENEFICIARY HOUSEHOLDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) will commence its 45th cycle payment from 21st to 25th November, 2016. A total of 212,919 beneficiary households in all the 216 districts of the country will be paid their LEAP grants. During the payments, one eligible member […]

44TH PAYMENT CYCLE OF LEAP SOCIAL CASH GRANT 212,848 HOUSEHOLDS TO BE PAID FOR THE MONTHS OF JULY AND AUGUST, 2016

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme, will commence its 44th cycle payment from 10th to 21st October, 2016. A total of 212,848 beneficiary households in all the 216 districts of the country will be paid their LEAP grants. During the payment period; one eligible member household will receive GHS 64.00, two eligible member household […]

Power of a cedi: Changing lives through LEAP

“A lot of people are suffering. Sometimes, they don’t even have what to eat,” said Juliana Abare a community development officer working with the Kumbungu District of the Northern Region. Juliana is one of many officers working with people who are selected to benefit from LEAP payments. Dark, savvy and chubby, Juliana wears her blue […]

Gender Ministry to increase LEAP beneficiary households

The Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection is to enroll 65,147 additional households in 31 districts from seven regions onto the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme by next month. The beneficiary districts are from the Brong Ahafo, Ashanti, Volta, Central, Eastern, Western and Greater Accra regions.This is under LEAP’s expansion phase II A […]

LEAP Enrollment for Households in South Suchi District

The Minister explained LEAP payment structure to the beneficiaries in South Suchi. Households that have orphans, persons with severe disability or elderly aged more than 64 years with limited productivity can qualify for the payment. LEAP is a government social protection policy targeted at empowering the poor and vulnerable in our society. #LEAP_Ghana #ChangingLives