A caring, humane and developed society
To provide, equitable, integrated and quality sustainable social development services in
partnership with all stakeholders to eradicate poverty and protect vulnerable groups in all
communities of Mpumalanga.
Social Welfare Services
Integrated social welfare services to older persons, persons with disabilities and other
Integrated services to people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS,
Social Welfare safety net, through provision of emergency material supplies to individuals
and families affected by disasters.
Children and Families
The programme aims to provide comprehensive child and family care and support services to
communities in partnership with stakeholders and civil society organisations. The following
services are provided within the programme:
Programmes and services to promote functional families and to prevent vulnerability in
Integrated programmes and services that provide for the development, care and protection
of the rights of children
Comprehensive early childhood development services and Partial care
Alternative care and support to vulnerable children through Child and Youth care centres
Protection, care and support to vulnerable children in communities through community
based care services
Development and implementation of social crime prevention programmes and probation
services targeting children, youth and adult offenders and victims within the justice system
Integrated programmes and services to support ,care and empower victims of crime
Integrated services for anti-substance abuse, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation
Development and Research
Provision of integrated poverty alleviation services through sustainable development
programmes in partnership with community based organisations.
Creation of an environment to help young people to develop constructive, affirmative and
sustainable relationships while concurrently providing opportunities for them to build their
competencies and needed skills to engage as partners in their own development and that
of their communities.
The Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (EPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the budget for the new financial year.
A department's programmes are the activities that it spends money on during the financial year. Different programmes have different expenditure budgets, depending on their requirements and available finances. More detail on the programmes is available in the department's Estimates of Provincial Expenditure documents.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by each sub-programme of that programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending by economic classification under that Programme.
Each chart shows the budgeted spending of each Programme under that Economic Classification.
The Adjusted Estimates of Provincial Revenue and Expenditure (AEPRE) is a book published along with the tabling of the adjusted budget.
Budgeted and actual expenditure/allocations for a department can increase or decrease from year to year. Changes in expenditure for a department can be because of changes in the activities of the department, because of changes in priorities between departments, because of cost efficiencies or because of increases in the price of goods and services due to inflation.
The chart shows the department’s actual expenditure for past years, and budgeted expenditure for the current year and the upcoming three years of the medium-term expenditure framework (MTEF). By adjusting these numbers to take inflation into account, it is possible to determine if a department’s expenditure is really increasing or decreasing in real terms, as compared to the rest of the economy.
Previous financial years indicate actual expenditure while upcoming financial years indicate estimated expenditure:
National Treasury, departments and commitees are busy with different things depending on the time of year:
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