Economic Support as the Foundation of the Social Welfare Strategy and Its Benefiting Obstacles

Blerina Xhakolli Reci


The purpose of this study is reviewing the economic support benefiting scheme to evaluate the level of the basic needs met; to discover the benefiting potential obstacles hindering the families in need to have access in this scheme; exploring and considering the beneficiaries opinion related to the changes of this policy in order to create a clear picture of its effect in easing the poverty level and diminish the social isolation as well as to offer relevant recommendations to the policy-makers and other groups of interest. Durres is a very interesting place where to study the effects of the economic support in our country because of the above mentioned specifics. The study is of transversal (cross-sectional) kind. The type of the study is quantitative. It integrates in one quantity view the quantitative and the qualitative aspects. The target population of the study are all the families include in the economic assistance scheme in Durres Municipality. The conclusions of this study on the obstacles to benefit from the economic support scheme are important assets to improve the existing scheme and the new one which is being pilot tested in Durres and other main cities. A new input of this study is the application online to benefit from the economic support scheme which will facilitate the application process which actually is operating very well but there still some issues to be resolved such as the calculation and the selection of individuals and families in need.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n2s1p61

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