Entries by LEAP Official

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

PRESS RELEASE: 43rd Payment Cycle Of LEAP Social Cash Grant

147,881 households to be paid for the months of May and June, 2016 The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme, will commence its 43rd payment cycle from 1st to 5th August, 2016. A total of 147,881 beneficiary households in 187 districts will be paid their LEAP grants. During the payment period which covers 2 months; […]

PRESS RELEASE: LEAP Programme Registers Beneficiaries Onto The National Health Insurance Scheme

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) will conduct a nation-wide exercise to register LEAP beneficiaries onto the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) from 18 July to 21st December, 2016. The nationwide NHIS registration for LEAP beneficiaries is a follow-up to a successful pilot registration exercise […]

Rose Appiah is grateful to the government of Ghana for making her a LEAP beneficiary.

Rose Appiah is visually impaired. Not only is she unemployed but takes care of her late sister’s children. Before Rose was enrolled on the LEAP Programme, she had difficulty making ends meet. As soon as she was enrolled and started benefiting from the Programme, she began a charcoal business. Rose’s financial status has improved now […]

The Life Changing Story of Awenemi Apogyanga – LEAP Programme Beneficiary

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme is making tremendous impact in the lives of the beneficiaries.  Awenemi Apogyanga from Sumbrungu,  community in the Bolgatanga Municipal Assembly of the Upper East Region is a widow.  According to her, life became unbearable for her and her children after the death of her husband. She was trained […]

LEAP Commences Nation-Wide Biometric E-Payment Registration Of Beneficiaries

The Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) Programme, has commenced the biometric registration of beneficiaries in the country.  This is aimed at capturing beneficiary data onto the E-Zwich platform to facilitate funds transfer electronically.  The LEAP Programme Manager Dzigbordi Agbekpornu who disclosed this in an interview said the biometric registration, which is nation-wide, will cover all […]