Somaliland: Remittances don’t Discourage Working, says ODI


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Somaliland sun -Cash transfers do not discourage the world’s poorest and most vulnerable adults from working, research by the UK’s Overseas Development Institute has found.

In most of the cases where cash transfers did have an impact on employment levels, the effect was to increase rather than deter work participation, and  that cash transfer programmes had a significant and positive impact on school attendance, health service use and savings and investment. read the UK Overseas Development Institute Report