Three initiatives have been announced by the Social Development Ministry aimed at improving access to state support.
This is according to a media release from the ministry which notes that a Social Support and Empowerment Unit will be set up.
The SSE is expected to create a database which connects applicants to the required relief and support.
It says this body will also be a primary information source and central repository on existing social programmes and application processes.
Another program in the ministry’s pipeline is STEP-UP, which seeks to help families eventually graduate from State support.
The release says the ministry will also continue the digitization of its systems to improve access to programmes and services.