Safety Nets and Support for the Vulnerable
- Public assistance increased by 25%;
- New monthly assistance of $200.00 for children with special needs;
- NICE National Home Help Programme implemented;
- Single Mothers empowerment programme (SMILE) started;
- Water and electricity connections made possible for all Saint Lucians regardless of land ownership situation;
- Caretaker Programme/Roadside Maintenance Programme initiated;
- No VAT on electricity and water bills.