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New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'
New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'
New Zealand's centre-left government boosted spending on welfare and public services Thursday in a maiden budget aimed at delivering on the...
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
​Restoring dignity: a case of social development
Sekano-Ntoane Secondary School is 56 years old, according to the historical stories narrated by Ntshadi Mokoena, principal of the Soweto-based...
Gini's really out the bottle
Gini's really out the bottle
 ("Welfare could be Gini in the...
India launches massive welfare programme
India launches massive welfare programme
It is considered a "game-changer" policy and is taking place 18 months ahead of elections.
China's welfare success up for debate
China's welfare success up for debate
Until a few months ago, 10-year-old Zhao Ai went hungry from dawn to dusk, despite the two-hour trek between his mountain home and school. Now he...
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
[Slideshow]Welfare sector in crisis
SA has mostly delegated the care of its poor and vulnerable to NGOs, but with funding drying up, these groups are struggling to keep their heads above water.
Child grant is SA's best investment
Child grant is SA's best investment
It buys half a tank of petrol, or dinner for two at a chain restaurant. But R280 is also the sum of the monthly child support grant and it is proving...
Welfare groups fight for survival
Welfare groups fight for survival
Government funding is failing non-profit organisations serving children, the elderly, disabled and vulnerable people living in poverty.
Welfare state, here we come?
Welfare state, here we come?
The ANC appears intent on moving towards a full-blown welfare state with a far wider range of state benefits for the poor - but insists that the...

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