Press release: Universal basic income project expands to more regions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Press release: Universal basic income project expands to more regions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

— Eight

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 11 May 2021 – Eight’s basic income project, in collaboration with IPIS , the Belgian Development Cooperation, Fairphone, announces the expansion of its basic income pilot project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). From 2022 to 2026, following the first village that was onboarded in October 2021 in Lutala, the project will scale up in the same region (in the Kalima, Maniema province), providing the entire region with a basic income boost – or unconditional cash transfers (UTC) – for two years. The full project will run until 2026 and the pilot […]

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