Cash Transfer Programme

Over 1,000 Tongan households get boost to help keep students in school

The assistance is part of an effort to address the financial constraints that many households are facing in keeping their children in secondary school.

As part of the Skills and Employment for Tongans (SET) Project, the World Bank is supporting the Tongan government to implement the cash transfer programme , with the main recurring payments of TOP250 (USD110) designed to assist with school fees and other educational costs for over 2,000 Tongan high school students.