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11 163 needy children to receive school materials for academic year 2017

11 163 needy children to receive school materials for academic year 2017
Date:December 30, 2016|Domain:Social Security--Education & Training

​GIS – 30 December, 2016: A total of 11 163 needy children from some 6 252 eligible households will benefit from a cash grant allowance under the School Materials Scheme during academic year 2017.   The cash grant is in accordance with the new pov


Social welfare: Minister Daureeawoo makes an overview of achievements for year 2016

Social welfare: Minister Daureeawoo makes an overview of achievements for year 2016
Date:December 20, 2016|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 20 December, 2016: The Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, held a press conference on 16 December 2016 at the seat of the Ministry,in Port-Louis, to speak of the achievements o


Empowerment: Eradicating absolute poverty a bold aim, says Minister Roopun

Empowerment: Eradicating absolute poverty a bold aim, says Minister Roopun
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Social Security--Judiciary

GIS – 08 December, 2016: Eradicating absolute poverty is a daring objective and the Social Integration and Empowerment Bill is all about empowering the needy instead of assisting them, said the Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment


Key role of Mauritian women to ensure the country’s progress stressed by Social Security Minister

Key role of Mauritian women to ensure the country’s progress stressed by Social Security Minister
Date:December 08, 2016|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 08 December, 2016: Women have a big role to play in the development of Mauritius and their contribution to the economy is significant, said the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeaw


International Volunteer Day 2016: Making the community a better place

International Volunteer Day 2016: Making the community a better place
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:Economy & Finance--Social Security

GIS - 06 December, 2016: Reducing inequalities, alleviating suffering and improving the quality of life of the community should be the shared philosophy of Volunteering Organisations and the Government , the Minister of Finance and Economic Developm


Foster Care System: Findings of Research discussed with Minister

Foster Care System: Findings of Research discussed with Minister
Date:November 28, 2016|Domain:Social Security

​GIS - 28 November, 2016: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Aurore Perraud met with Ms Vasundhra Sachdeva, Managing Director of Centre of Excellence in Alternative Care for Children (New Delhi) and Research S


RYC Sports Based Programme yielding satisfactory results, says Minister Sawmynaden

RYC Sports Based Programme yielding satisfactory results, says Minister Sawmynaden
Date:November 25, 2016|Domain:Youth & Sports--Gender--Social Security

GIS– 25 November, 2016: Inmates of the Rehabilitation Youth Centre (RYC) who participated in the ‘RYC Sports Based Programme’ were handed over certificates yesterday at the Beau Bassin Sports Complex. Girls who followed training on life skills recei


Allocation of Annual Grant 2016 to Senior Citizens Associations

Allocation of Annual Grant 2016 to Senior Citizens Associations
Date:November 24, 2016|Domain:Social Security

GIS - 24 November, 2016: The Programme for the Payment of Annual Grant was officially launched this morning in Rose Hill by the Senior Citizens Council, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutio


Salon de L’Emploi et des Petites Entreprises organised at Quartier Militaire

Salon de L’Emploi et des Petites Entreprises organised at Quartier Militaire
Date:November 10, 2016|Domain:Social Security--Business & Industry--Economy & Finance

GIS – 10 November, 2016: A Salon de L’Emploi et des Petites Entreprises organised by the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions was held yesterday at the Social Welfare Centre of Quartier Militaire in the presence o


Towards Professionalising the social sector in Mauritius

Towards Professionalising the social sector in Mauritius
Date:November 01, 2016|Domain:Social Security

GIS –01 November, 2016: A National Certificate in social work practice will be introduced as from next year under a joint partnership of the Decentralised Cooperation Programme; the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the Non-Government