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The Urban Poverty Eradication Programme (PPKB) is a programme under the purview of the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT). The programme aims to lessen the burden borne by affected families and to provide opportunities for income generation for the poor and the hardcore poor families in cities.

Vision

  • To Eradicate Urban Poverty

Mission

  • To help lessen the burden borne by affected families and to provide opportunities for income generation for the poor and the hardcore poor families in the city.

Objective

  • To eradicate poverty and reduce the poverty rate by 2010 through the implementation of the Urban Poverty Eradication Programme (PPKB).
     

Target Groups

  • The target groups of PPKB are poor families with household income less than the Urban Poverty Line Income set by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government as follows : -

POOR

HARDCORE POOR

 Household Income

 Per Capita

(Household/Person)

 Household Income

 Per Capita (Household/Person)

 RM740.00

 RM185.00

 RM420.00

 RM100.00

 

  • Eligible only for poor families with Malaysian citizenship.