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Kingdom of Eswatini

Department: Humanitarian Assistance
Project Name: 2021 TaiwanICDF Humanitarian Fund for Cash Transfer Project
Project Description: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused great economic loss and also severely impacted the poor and vulnerable, leading to “the new poor.” The TaiwanICDF specializes in designing and implementing development projects, assisting Taiwan’s allied and friendly countries to improve their people’s living conditions through technical assistance and capacity building. Under the impact of COVID-19, the TaiwanICDF’s ongoing projects have also been affected by the pandemic. Vulnerable households related to TaiwanICDF projects have suddenly lost or decreased their source of livelihood that maintain their basic needs, and therefore are unable to cooperate with the project implementations. In response to this situation, the TaiwanICDF has established the TaiwanICDF Humanitarian Fund for Cash Transfer Project to assist the TaiwanICDF projects’ vulnerable households. The goal is to ease the impact on livelihoods and secure basic needs, so that these households are able to keep cooperating with the TaiwanICDF's project implementations and ensure the projects achieve their expected outcomes.
Region: World Wide
Implementation Start Date: 2021/7/1
Implementation End Date: 2022/1/31
Source of Funding: TaiwanICDF
Project Objectives: Vulnerable households can maintain their basic needs and continue to cooperate with the TaiwanICDF's project implementations, and therefore improve the overall effectiveness of the projects.
Executing Agency: Taiwan Technical Mission(s) and its cash transfer project’s local partner(s).
Implementation Arrangement: Taiwan Technical Mission(s) cooperates with its cash transfer project’s local partner(s) to implement the project(s). The TaiwanICDF supervises the project’s implementation.
Current Progress: 1.The Taiwan Technical Mission in Eswatini and World Vision Eswatini (WVE) have signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the Cash Assistance Project to Complement Maternal and Infant Health Care Improvement Project in the Kingdom of Eswatini. The project officially started on July 15, 2021.
2.The Taiwan Technical Mission in Belize cooperates with Orange Walk Central Constituency Office (OWCCO) of Belize to implement the Belize Cash Assistance Project under the Breeding Sheep and Goat Production and Guidance System Enhancement Project. The two parties will sign the cash assistance project’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to start the project on August 1, 2021.
Project Contact: Yu-Chien Chang
Phone: 02-28732323 Ext.314
E-mail: yu.c.chang@icdf.org.tw
Mission: Taiwan Technical Mission in the Kingdom of Eswatini, Taiwan Technical Mission in Belize
Sector: Humanitarian Aid
Sector Item: Humanitarian Aid (Excluding Reconstruction Relief and Rehabilitation)
Cooperating Country: Africa, Central America, Eswatini, Belize
Project status: Projects under implementation
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  • Date Updated:2021/7/23