Liberia: 12 Graders to Benefit Stipend from the Government.
The project which is implemented by a USAID-hired organization, GiveDirect aims to support students writing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) exam in 2020, the Ministry of Education in Liberia through the generous support of USAID has set up the Educational Stipends cash transfer scheme. This program will provide cash stipends via mobile money to students to meet the cost of transportation to school, daily food and other needs before the WASSCE exam. The educational stipends program will be delivered by GiveDirectly on behalf of the Ministry of Education.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
All 12th grade students registered to complete the WASSCE exam, from public and private schools across all counties.
HOW TO ENROLL?
If you already have a SIM card registered for mobile money in your name, you can enroll immediately. Go to educationliberia.org to provide your details for the program.
If you do not have a SIM card registered for mobile money in your name please register for mobile money by following the steps below. You must go to educationliberia.org to provide your details for the program after your SIM card has been registered.
HOW TO REGISTER FOR MOBILE MONEY
1. You must have a student ID or other valid identification card (Passport, Driver’s license, National ID, Voter’s ID).
2. Visit a Lonestarcell-MTN or Orange Service Center or Agent with your ID. If you do not have a SIM card you will need to buy one.
3. Fill in a mobile money registration form with your details (name, address, and other details).
4. The name used to register for mobile money must be EXACTLY the same as the name you used to register for the WASSCE exam.
5. If the registration is successful you will be asked to set a 5 digit PIN for the account. The PIN must be chosen by the student and must be secret. It must not be shared with anyone.
Students who are under 18 years must have a mobile money account registered in the name of a trusted adult. The name of the adult will be provided with the students details when enrolling for the educational stipend program.
For more information, contact Mr. Emmanuel Boone Waydon program Officer- MoE (0886264162)