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POVERTY ERADICATION ENROLLMENT

POVERTY ERADICATION ENROLLMENT

Poverty Eradication is the brainchild of the government of Botswana which is aimed at improving the livelihoods of Batswana by addressing all aspects of poverty including sustainable economic empowerment projects.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  1. You have to be a citizen of Botswana with a National Identity Card
  2. You have to be a resident of Jwaneng (more than six months in Jwaneng)
  3. You must be aged between 18 and above(youth are rarely given opportunities because they have their programs: youth fund, so they are referred to youth Department  for assistance)
  4. You must be in poverty

HOW DO I GET THIS SERVICE

  1. Register with our office
  2. You will then be assessed by social workers (at home) to find out if you are really in poverty
  3. After assessment you will be notified by a letter if you succeeded or not
  4. If you have succeeded the office will notify you by a letter and summon you for program orientation where you will make the final selection of the business of your desire with the advice of the officers
  5. The office will then take over in procurement
  6. The office will monitor your business(visit you twice a  month)and you are supposed to produce your monthly reports

NOTE THIS

  1. You do not get cash in hand, but the office does all your purchasing needs
  2. The goods you get belong to the government for five years, if you have done well in those five years ,you can be permanently given the goods  but if you haven’t been doing well the goods are confiscated and given to the next beneficiary in the database
  3. The guidelines of Poverty Eradication state that if you do not operate in a period of six months without any valid reasons the goods will be repossessed and be given to the next beneficiary in the database.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Visit Multipurpose Hall or Caravans opposite Civic Centre office 12, from 0730hrs to 1630hrs during weekdays and see any officer OR

CONTACT: 5880303/5883818/5885741

 

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