Social protection and the response to COVID-19 in LAC: innovation in registration and payment systems
Author: Camila Rolon
Thematic Area: Social Protection
Abstract:The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the foundations of the economy and provoked devastating social effects in all countries of the world, with Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) one of the most affected regions. The region is experiencing deteriorating levels of poverty and extreme poverty, most significantly affecting children and adolescents. This One Pager discusses digital payment systems for social protection interventions in the region.
Keywords:payment systems; social protection; Latin America
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