Cambodia’s poorest mothers to receive allowance

The government plans to launch an allowance scheme for the Kingdom’s poorest mothers and infants starting from June, according to a Tuesday press release from the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

The scheme, the first of its kind in the Kingdom, aims to reduce maternal and infant malnutrition and stimulate the physical and mental growth of newborns from impoverished households.

The scheme was announced on Thursday during the second meeting of the National Social Protection Council chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Aun Pornmoniroth.

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