LIST: Here are the vulnerable groups to receive Shs100,000 Covid-19 relief fund

Following the Prime Minister, Robinah Nabbanja’s recent announcement that government will this time use mobile money to deliver cash to vulnerable people who are affected by the second Covid-19 lockdown, instead of distributing food. The Minister for Gender, Betty Amongi has today listed the groups of people who are going to benefit from the Covid relief fund. “Cabinet identified the following categories of vulnerable persons who depend on daily earning and whose lives will be severely affected as a result of the current 42-day lockdown,”Amongi said. “The cash transfer shall aim to reach 501,107 households which is 38% of the households in Kampala Metropolitan Area, all cities and municipalities,” Amongi said. She noted that each beneficiary will receive shs100,000 to cater for the purchase of 20kg of posho at shs40,000, 10kg of beans for shs25000, a bar of soap at shs3000, a three-liter -jerrican of cooking oil for shs 12,000 and the remaining shs20,000 to be used for other items at home. “Those whose National Identification Numbers(NINs) don’t correspond with the mobile money account details shall access funds through Post Bank vans.”


1.Bus/taxi drivers and conductors
2.Baggage carriers, wheel barrow pushers, touts, traffic guides and loaders in taxi, bus parks and stages and other major commercial centres such as kikuubo,
3.Barmen, DJs, barmaids , waiters and bouncers
Bar, gym, restaurant workers
4.Food vendors in bus, taxi parks and arcades
5.Artistes (musicians, comedians , producers, promoters)
6.Boda boda riders, special hire drivers and uber drivers
7.Saloons, massage parlor workers
8.Teachers and support staff in private schools and teachers in government schools not on government payroll
9.Car washers
10. Slum dwellers
11.street vendors, shoe shiners and cobblers
12.Orphans and vulnerable children

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