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G2P Payment Arrangements in Egypt and COVID-19 (English)

The report discusses the "Takaful and Karama" cash transfer program (TKP) in Egypt. Launched in 2015, it is a flagship social assistance initiative of the government. Takaful is a family income support program. It is a conditional cash transfers programme targeting poverty reduction and improved human development outcomes in health and education. Karama is an unconditional income support and social inclusion sub programme. The intended beneficiaries are the poor elderly (above age 65) and persons with severe disability.


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    Egypt, Arab Republic of

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    Middle East and North Africa,

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    G2P Payment Arrangements in Egypt and COVID-19

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    cash transfer program; Social Safety Nets; collect cash; maternal and child health; social assistance; conditional cash transfer; pension scheme; state-owned enterprise; right to education; people with disability; social insurance payments; social assistance program; households with child; income support program; human development outcome; social protection program; target poverty reduction; primary healthcare; atm withdrawal; beneficiary household; pension system; government receipt; payroll processing; government service; payment arrangement; government payment; poor household; pension law; paid-up capital; reformed system; financial payment; business process; payment processor; socio-economic status; social worker; eligibility determination; emergency response; several days; relief measure; Tax Exemption; delivery mechanism; minimum wage; rural area; online platform; government source; network infrastructure; amount due; registration number; individual pension; pension program; mobile payments; pension beneficiary; account number; postal account; phone number; fuel station; tax office; behavioral change; health records; clinic visit; Postnatal Care; Equal Opportunity; school day; nutrition information; primary student; medical approach; per household; family nutrition; household level; cash subsidy; severe disability; eligible beneficiary; social inclusion; intended beneficiary; determining eligibility; disability assessment; school attendance



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G2P Payment Arrangements in Egypt and COVID-19 (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.