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Uganda to Raise Age for Elderly Welfare Benefits to 80

Uganda plans to increase the minimum age for elderly people to join the country's welfare benefits scheme by 15 years in the next financial year, in a drastic move that threatens to lock out many poor ... read more

The History of Your Social Security Payments

The law created a program that would pay monthly benefits to retired workers starting at age 65 or older. The act also established a ... the Social Security program "to provide for the general welfare ... read more

Make it easier for elderly people to keep working

The government’s updated outline for its policy on the elderly — with its proposal to raise ... the age of 65. Under the new policy, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry plans to extend the optional ... read more

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Uganda: Government Seeks to Raise Age Limit for Elderly Cash to 80 Years

Kampala — The government is planning to raise the age limit for older persons benefiting from the Social Assistance Grants for Empowerment (SAGE) from the current 60 to 80 years beginning ... Moyo and ... read more

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Uganda to raise age for elderly welfare benefits to 80

The minimum age for the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment currently stands at 65 years. The Sage scheme is a social welfare programme whose pilot was launched in 2010. It is intended for poor ... read more



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