Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP)

Project Description

Ghana Social Opportunity Project (GSOP) is a Labour Intensive Public Works (LIPW) under the Social Protection Public Works programs which has been instituted to provide employment and income earning opportunities to rural poor and underprivileged. Under the LIPW, the poor are enrolled to carry out works manually on essential community infrastructure and are paid wages for their labour. The LIPW project cover 49 districts nationwide and is mostly located in rural areas.

Services Provided by GHIPSS

  • Training on e-zwich for FIs (RESCI & POS)
  • Support for the enrolment & cash out services
  • Payment Distribution Services (Disbursement of funds onto beneficiaries cards)
  • Monthly Status Report
  • Support to RCOs and FIs

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