(i) To expand the urban productive safety net by providing public works and livelihood support to selected urban poor households, including refugees;
(ii) To provide a first work experience for disadvantaged urban youth and support reforms in job search services;
(iii) To expanding direct income support; and (iv) to support institutional strengthening.
The letter also stated that the project is structured under five components, namely:
(I) expand the urban productive safety net to improve the urban environment;
(ii) Foster urban youth employment;
(iii) Strengthen social assistance and services for the urban poor and destitute;
(iv) Institutional strengthening, project management and monitoring and evaluation; and (v) contingent emergency response.