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Brief Summary Of Functions Of Programmes

The present roles and responsibilities of the various Programmes within the Ministry are outlined as follows:-

  • Chances seeks to provide transitional housing to children who have been removed from their homes as a result of abandonment, violence, neglect, or abuse until alternative family or foster care arrangements can be made for them
  • Yes We Care Programme seeks to provide older persons protection and care, physically and mentally through appropriate support services while preserving their human dignity and providing them with the circumstances to live worthwhile lives.
  • Basic Needs Trust Fund has responsibility for poverty reduction through working with communities in the establishment of necessary community based infrastructure and appropriate skills training ventures.
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