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Video November 20, 2020

Tajikistan: Protecting Children’s Health During COVID-19

Through the Tajikistan Emergency COVID-19 Project, the World Bank is financing cash transfers, which have proven to be an effective tool to support the poor worldwide. The one-time cash assistance of 500 somoni (roughly $50) targets low-income families with young children under the age of three across the country to offset the impacts of the pandemic, such as increased prices and limited income opportunities.