Dodoma — THE first batch of 173,076 Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) beneficiaries will graduate from the programme subsequent month after reaching advanced livelihood, financial and monetary standing.

TASAF’s Executive Director, Ladislaus Mwamanga, advised a media convention the day before today that the beneficiaries graduating are the primary team since inception of the programme in 2012.

Moreover, Mr Mwamanga mentioned greater than 223,418 beneficiaries also are covered up for commencement from the programme in September subsequent yr.

He mentioned that of the173,076 beneficiaries covered up for leaving the programme subsequent month, 156,586 had been recognized after verification of the social, monetary and financial standing and had been knowledgeable that they are going to go away the programme since June this yr.

The TASAF boss mentioned the graduating beneficiaries for the January window were given a clean go out as they’re nonetheless taking advantage of the unconditional money switch till subsequent month.

He mentioned by way of leaving the programme, it’s transparent that the federal government has attained its intention of bettering their residing requirements via TASAF because it has modified their lives and got rid of them from poverty to higher lifestyles.

The different 16,490 beneficiaries are those that had been registered beneath the livelihood enhancement grant, getting between 150,000/- and 500,000/- to spend money on any source of revenue producing challenge.

The livelihood enhancement grant programme was once being applied in Kibaha, Bagamoyo, Chalinze, Lindi, Mtwara district councils in addition to Unguja in Zanzibar.