Hunger Safety Net Programme 2 is one of the four cash transfers under the National Safety Nets Programme (NSNP)also known as Inua Jamii,that also include; Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Older Persons, and Persons Living with Disability cash transfers. It is a flagship programme under Vision 2030. HSNP is implemented by the National Drought Management Authority which is under the Ministry of Devolution and Planning. HSNP is supporting poorest and vulnerable households in the poorest four Arid Counties of Turkana, Mandera, Wajir and Marsabit.
HSNP cashThe overall objective of HSNP is to reduce extreme hunger and vulnerability by delivering regular and unconditional cash transfers of Kshs. 5,400 every two months (starting from 5th July 2016) to targeted households. The core objectives of the programme are:
To ensure effective, financially secure and well-targeted use of safety net and cash transfer programmes to support some of the most vulnerable and poor in Kenya
Implement a scaled up, integrated, effective government-led and financed safety net programme. In times of emergency caused by drought or flooding, HSNP is able to scale up and reach additional households.