The level and prevalence of poverty in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) is at alarming levels. As an attempt to fight poverty and destitution, governments and the general populace of these countries adopt multiple strategies. Social security schemes of many kinds are a common feature. This book sheds light on the schemes in LDCs, their challenges, how the participants accumulate rights and the extent to which the schemes have addressed the poverty problem. This book is especially useful to anyone who intends to get in-depth information on the schemes in the developing world and Zimbabwe was given as the case study.