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How much does the Kenyan government budget for social assistance?

In 2023/24, the kenyan government has allocated Ksh 38.2 billion for social protection and affirmative actions. These allocations include: Ksh 18.0 billion in cash transfers to elderly persons; Ksh 7.9 billion in cash transfers to orphans and vulnerable children; Ksh 5.7 billion towards Kenya's Hunger Safety Net Programme; Ksh 1.2 billion in cash transfers to persons with severe disabilities; Ksh 400 million towards the presidential bursary for the orphans; Ksh 3.3 billion towards Kenya's Social and Economic Inclusion Project; Ksh 900 million for the Child Welfare Society of Kenya and Ksh 459 million towards the National Development Fund for Persons Living with Disabilities.

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