YEA's stimulus package to athletes extended for a further six months – Citi Sports Online

YEA's stimulus package to athletes extended for a further six months – Citi Sports Online


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The National Youth Employment Agency has extended its stimulus package to 1000 athletes across the country for a further 6 months, following the expiration of the initial agreement.

The YEA rolled out a scheme to pay 500 Ghana cedi monthly stipend to 1000 of Ghana's elite sports men and women whose livelihoods were critically affected by the halt in sporting activities caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The program was extended to the sporting fraternity to help alleviate the financial burdens the COVID-19 outbreak has brought to sports.


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