Pillar 3: Social Progression

Goal 1

Activity 2: Consolidation of Social Grants and the Food Bank

The Goal for Zero Deaths Recorded as a Result of Hunger will be achieved through the following Activities:

Work Breakdown Structure

Activity Progress

Revise and convert the Food Bank, Special Feeding for Marginalised Communities and Marginalized Grant into a monthly cash transfer, as a first step to phase in a Conditional Basic Income Grant. This transitional BIG will be paid only to existing Food Bank and Marginalised grant beneficiaries, effective 2022.

Sub Activity Description:

Formulate a Technical Working Group (TWG)21 Sep 2021 - 30 Sep 2021 Develop the Programme Project document and Standard Operating Procedures4 Oct 202131 Oct 2021 Approval of Programme documents1 Nov 2021 - 1 Dec 2021 Sensitization/communication for the leadership, beneficiaries, and Street Committee members2 Dec 2021 - 31 March 2022 Data updating and Procurement1 April 2022 - 30 May 2022 Roll out of the Cash Transfer Programme1 June 2022 - 30 Sep 2022
Start Date: 2021-09-21
End Date: 2022-09-30
Duration: 24
Months
Status: Ongoing
Responsible Entity: Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare (MGEPESW)
Cost: N$ 148.293.107,00
Risk: Covid-19 Associated Risk, Financial Risk, Resource Risk, Schedule Risk

Activity Progress

Develop central Information Management System (database) with all social grant beneficiaries to enhance efficiencies in planning, eliminate duplications and assess impact on poverty and income inequality, by 2022.

Sub Activity Description:

Approval of Programme documents/ Systems Requirements Specifications (SRS)21 Sep 202121 Sep 2021 Develop MoUs to facilitate the data integration service with existing databases (GIPF, SSC, integrated Tax Administration System (ITAS), integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) as well as the Veteran Affairs System)22 Sep 202131 Oct 2021 Development of an Integrated Social Assistance System (ISAS) module; perform user acceptance testing, migration of data from the old to new system & performance functioning testing.23 Sep 202123 Dec 2021 Development of Integrated Beneficiary Registry (IBR) module; conducting comprehensive user acceptance test, development of user documents, training of users & performance functioning testing.20 Oct 202119 Jan 2022 Integration of ISAS to IBR20 Jan 202222 Mar 2022 Launch the Information Management System23 March 202229 March 2022 Piloting of the Information Management System30 Mar 202229 Jun 2022
Start Date: 2021-09-20
End Date: 2022-06-30
Duration: 9
Months
Status: Ongoing
Responsible Entity: Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare (MGEPESW)
Quality: ISO 9001
Cost: N$ 4,628,365.60
Risk: Covid-19 Associated Risk, Financial Risk, Resource Risk, Schedule Risk