Governments around the world are increasingly recognizing the necessity of robust social protection programs, and Jordan is no exception.

In 2019, Jordanian authorities introduced the Unified Cash Transfer Program (formerly Takaful) to supplement existing contributory schemes in the formal labor market, including pensions and benefits related to maternity, workplace injury, unemployment, and disability. The program is intended to support the so-called working poor, many of whom work in the informal economy. Beneficiaries receive 40 to 136 Jordanian dinars (US$56 to $192) monthly.

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