WHO WE WORK WITH?

1. The Malawi Government

The GoM approved the SCTP programme under the framework of the National Social Support Policy in July 2012. It is the project executing agency (PEA) through its Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability, and Social Welfare with overall policy coordination on social protection by the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development. It is responsible for the day to day implementation of the project in close cooperation with the District Councils including administration, management, monitoring and coordination, and ensuring that the program activities are mainstreamed into the government's service delivery system. The Malawi Government is supporting one district of Thyolo under this project.  The PEA will closely cooperate with all other development partners involved in the SCTP and co-ordinate their contributions.

2. KFW

KFW is a German state-owned bank which has, for ten years, participated and  supported the implementation of the Social Cash Transfer Program (SCTP) in seven districts in Malawi. Under this project, this German contribution will be maintained in the seven districts for the delivery of cash transfers, to cover related investments and operational costs at national and district level, costs for management consultancy support as well as costs related to audit, monitoring and evaluation until approximately the first quarter of 2021. KFW uses digital technology to ensure transparency and efficiency in the targeted disbursement of cash. KFW Development Bank is implementing the SCTP on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in 7 of Malawi’s 28 districts namely  Chitipa, Likoma, Machinga, Mangochi, Mchinji, Phalombe and Salima, covering around 130,000 households occupied by more than 580,000 individuals. Additionally. KFW plays a key role in financing the transfers by supporting the continual monitoring and improvement of the SCTP’s set-up, administration and execution.

3. Irish Aid

Irish Aid supports the national social protection agenda in Malawi with a strong focus in promoting the scale up of the Malawi National Social Cash Transfer Programme and ensuring regularity, efficiency, transparency and predictability of monthly payments to beneficiaries. Irish Aid entered into a second phase of a 5-year mutually beneficial multi-annual agreement of the SCTP with the Malawi Government in 2016 and is supporting 2 districts of Balaka and Ntcheu with a total of 24 448 households. It provides support in digitizing payment of social cash transfers to families living in extreme poverty.Irish Aid supports the national social protection agenda in Malawi with a strong focus in promoting the scale up of the Malawi National Social Cash Transfer Programme and ensuring regularity, efficiency, transparency and predictability of monthly payments to beneficiaries. Irish Aid entered into a second phase of a 5-year mutually beneficial multi-annual agreement of the SCTP with the Malawi Government in 2016 and is supporting 2 districts of Balaka and Ntcheu with a total of 24 448 households. It provides support in digitizing payment of social cash transfers to families living in extreme poverty.

4. European Union

5. World Bank