Coupon System Starts In October

source: Mmegi
By Onalenna Modikwa
Staff Writer

SELEBI-PHIKWE: Piloting of the coupon system to replace the current system of giving destitute and orphans their monthly rations will start in October this year.

Under the current system clients collect their ration on stipulated dates and has limited items to choose from. The rationing process is said to have changed the focus of social workers taking priority over professional duties, hence the need to introduce an alternative system.

Speaking during a full council meeting, Selebi-Phikwe mayor Amogelang Mojuta said the new system will be open to merchants using a debit card. Which means all suppliers will have to install a point of sale device to enable beneficiaries to make transactions. He said the normal process of enrolment of beneficiaries by the [continue reading]

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