Minister of National Mobilization, Frederick Stephenson is encouraging nationals to participate in the Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA), which was launched on Monday.

The Participatory Poverty Assessment, PPA, is part of the Country Poverty Assessment (CPA), which is being funded by the

The Minister said the PPA will help to provide the necessary information on the condition of poverty thus allowing his ministry to respond in meaningful ways to the community needs.

The Minister said discussions will be held in the months of October and November in eight selected communities across St. Vincent and the Grenadines.