Highly Vulnerable Children Research Center

Paraprofessional home visiting increases grant uptake: Results from a longitudinal study in South Africa

Cash transfers for low‐income families are an effective investment in children’s health and well‐being. Identifying ways to increase social grant uptake among orphans and vulnerable children and their families in South Africa is therefore a priority. Home visitors may be particularly well‐positioned to connect families with the highest grants for which they are eligible.

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