The livelihood Empowerment Against poverty (LEAP) which is designed to help needy in households and vulnerable to achieve social integration is currently on-going in the District.
In Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District, a total of three hundred and eighty-nine (389) care givers are on pay roll now with a total of nine hundred and eighty-nine (989) real beneficiaries of the programme.
Some of the payment points are Breman Asikuma, town, Anhwiem, Baako, Towoboase, Bedum, Amoanda, Odoben, respectively.
On the 21st h to 24th day of January, 2014, four months arrears were paid to them.
This was how payment were made, one eligible beneficiaries was paid (Gh₵96.00), Two eligible beneficiaries were paid (GH₵120.00), Three eligible beneficiaries were paid (GH₵14400). The four eligible beneficiaries were paid (GH₵180.00).
The beneficiaries were happy at every payment point we visited. The patronage was more encouraging as compared to the previous payment.
The months are March, April, May, and June, 2014.
Source: ISD (EMMANUEL ABEIKU, BREMAN ASIKUMA)