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Mauritius: Social aid growing on the island

The Mauritian Government has paid some 736.8 million rupees * social assistance in 2013 to 20,000 families on the island.
An increase of 4.9% in comparison to the budget in 2012.
As a reminder, families benefiting from social aid in Mauritius have experienced a slight increase, with some 20.570 family beneficiaries in December 2013 against 20.447 a year earlier, as reported in the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
* One euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees

Fabrice François

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