National Strategy foresees eradication of extreme poverty in Cape Verde by 2026 through an integrated intervention

Praia, Feb 2 (Inforpress) – The National Strategy for the Eradication of Extreme Poverty in Cape Verde (ENEPE 2022-2026) presented this Wednesday in Praia, provides for the eradication of extreme poverty through an integrated approach and intervention income policies and social benefits.

According to the latest estimates, extreme poverty currently affects 13.1% of Cape Verde’s population, including 12,184 households and 63,355 people.

Data from the Single Social Register (Cadastro Social Único) shows that the group most affected by extreme poverty are children (37%) and that women, who, in turn, are mostly women. works in the informal, intermittent and low-income economy, head the majority of families in extreme poverty (85%).

Therefore, in this ambition to eradicate extreme poverty, the Government plans to focus on the most affected and the most vulnerable, namely children, women, the elderly and people with disabilities.



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