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Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. MINISTRY OF THE PEOPLE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT. Trinidad &Tobago’s Social Situation. Government’s Response.

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Government of the republic of trinidad and tobago
Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

MINISTRY OF THE PEOPLE AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT



Government s response
Government’s Response

  • The T.C.C.T.P is intended to provide social protection by promoting nutrition and food security to vulnerable households, thereby reducing the effects of poverty.

  • The T.C.C.T.P addresses food insecurity via a cash transfer while simultaneously spearheading rehabilitative and developmental activities by ensuring that recipients are afforded skills training as well as referrals and assistance in finding employment as a prerequisite for receiving the cash transfer.

  • The programme also provides training in specific areas including: budgetary planning, family planning, career guidance and life skills and is governed by


Target population
Target Population

Citizens who are



Government of the republic of trinidad and tobago

Eligibility

Determination

Phase

Up to 2 months

Enrolment

Graduation

30 Months

From here to there!!!!

Discovery

Phase

3-8 months

WorkPhase

9-24 months

AfterCare

Phase

6 months

INCLUSION

DIAGNOSTIC

TREATMENT

AUTONOMY


Government of the republic of trinidad and tobago

Social

Protection

Programmes

Developmental

Programmes

FIN

Employment

Opportunities

Life Skills

RISE-UP Model: Trinidad and Tobago

Psychosocial Support

Client Assessment

(Eligibility)

Programme Offer

Family Worker

& client will

begin to examine

the key areas

of family life &

construct the

STEPS to a higher

standard of living:

Minimum

conditions

established.

Minimum

Conditions

Achieved

Graduation

RISE- UP


Status
Status

  • Programme implemented 2006(Food Support via a Debit Card)

  • RISE-UP started in 2011

    • Still in implementation mode

    • Biometric

    • Integrated Social Enterprise Management

    • Consolidation of Social Services


Impact
Impact

  • As of July 2013, 42, 202 persons are benefitting from the programme.

  • 1600 clients were referred for skills training

  • 2808 persons received meaningful intervention from family case workers/ liaison officers

  • 8898 persons successfully graduated off the Programme by increasing household earning

  • 208 graduates were empowered to become entrepreneurs


Impact1
Impact

  • 3500 persons exposed to various agricultural projects

    • 50% of those persons are now entrepreneurs supplying supermarkets or have opened up their own businesses.

    • The majority of the balance have been able to cut down on their food bill or increase savings through backyard gardening/grow box.

  • Eradicated extreme hunger (To be determined)

  • Project 23: We recently partnered with prosthetic provider and assisted 23 families with children suffering with Cerebral Palsy.


Sustainability
Sustainability

  • This programme has transcended political administration. Has political support

  • Only food support programme

  • Government commitment to the eradication of hunger and poverty in general

  • Design is developmental in nature, current Minister of Finance and Minister of Planning support graduating persons from programmes


Innovation demand and supply driven
InnovationDemand and supply driven

  • Direct Impact

  • Direct Effect

  • People’s Bus

  • Constituency and municipality network

  • Temporary Food Card


Replicability
Replicability

  • Its components can be easily adopted or adapted.

  • Core elements of the design available in all countries:

    • The incentive

    • The network of services/programmes

    • An approach to manage clients

    • Supporting administrative arrangements



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