Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Enugu State Vision 4:2020 (The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme)
The Conditional Cash Transfer (CCTs) is a programme provided for poor household in various communities in Enugu state, on the condition that they engage in human capital investment and per capital income development. The programme started in the year 2011, as at February 2013 the payment to extreme poor families have been completed in the various communities in Enugu State. Also empowerment grants of N120,000.00 per head was also disbursed to beneficiaries. This paper therefore assessed how far this Conditional Cash Transfer projects and programmes had helped to alleviate vulnerable livelihood in the various rural areas and whether the objective for which the programme was established was achieved. The purpose is mainly to improve the standard of living of the poorest poor and vulnerable; economically and socially. The study was a descriptive and case study type, the sampling method was purposive. The data collected revealed that social intervention policies exists but the impact was not much felt on the livelihood of the poorest poor.