ACC monitors registration and enrollment of rapid Ebola social safety net beneficiaries in the north
In its pursuit to ensure transparency and accountability in the dispense of national service, the Northern Region Office of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has on Wednesday 18th March 2015 ended monitoring of the registration and enrollment of Rapid Ebola Social Safety Net (RESSN) beneficiaries in the North.
Funded by the World Bank, the project is implemented by National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) in targeted localities in Maforki, Maranpa and Masimera Chiefdoms in Port Loko district and in Yoni, Tane and Kholifa Rowalla chiefdoms in Tonkolili district. It is a programme devised to provide safety net to extremely poor households including those that have been directly or indirectly affected by Ebola. During the registration and enrollment process, qualified beneficiaries were provided with a mobile sim-card and a unique pin code by SPLASH, a programme description paper provided by NaCSA and their photographs taken free of cost.
The Anti-Corruption Commission’s task in the project implementation is to provide oversight in the whole exercise in order to prevent misuse of donor funds, ensure that the rightful beneficiaries are registered and enrolled and targeted localities captured. During the exercise. Staff of the ACC provided toll free lines- (161) Airtel and (077 986-986 or 077 985-985) Africell to beneficiary communities to enable them report any problem or concerns that they may encounter during the course of the implementation phase of the programme. Beneficiaries will receive a quarterly payment of three hundred and seventy thousand Leones (Le 370,000) within a period of nine (9) months via SPLASH.
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