The head of social welfare and community development had an engagement with communities members on the LEAP programme. Mr. Nuhu Alhassan led the team for the meeting. He stated that Community care is one of the programmed areas of the department that deal with the assistant to the communities, the vulnerable, people with disabilities and rendering of hospital welfare services to patients. Under this Programmed area the Department carried out the following activities:
Livelihood Empowerment against Poverty (LEAP)
This is the government cash transfer programme for extremely poor. It is meant to enable beneficiary households to increase their consumption and take care of their basic health needs.