Yesterday’s publication of the Statistics on International Development (SID) for 2017 was widely covered in the media today – with outlets noting the aid budget topped £14 billion for the first time last year. The UK government is committed to …
There has been media coverage of an innovative UK aid programme in Lebanon which is giving a vital lifeline to Syrian refugees through small cash transfers.
Cash transfers get aid directly to the poorest who need it most and cut out the middle man. The use of biometric technology makes this scheme in Pakistan one of the most secure payment systems for cash transfers in the world.