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November 20, 2018

Mothers, children in Sittway receive cash assistance for nutrition

Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye provides cash assistance to a mother in Sittway yesterday. Photo: MNA

Under a programme to help pregnant women and children under 2 years of age, expecting mothers, toddlers and babies in Sittway and at the Thakkepyin IDP camp received cash assistance yesterday.
The programme is aimed at providing nutrition to children within 1,000 days after birth.
The cash was presented to mothers and their children yesterday by Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement Dr. Win Myat Aye and local authorities. More than 8,000 mothers and children are eligible to receive the cash assistance under the programme, which is being carried out in Chin State, Rakhine State and the Naga Self-administered Zone.

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