The fifth installment of the Emergency Aid is available from this Monday (30) to beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família program whose Social Registration Number (NIS) ends at 9.
The benefit is available for withdrawal at Caixa Econômica Federal branches through the Bolsa Família Card or the Citizen Card. Click here to check out the full calendar.
Those who receive through Poupança Social Digital can use the resource with Caixa Tem, an application that allows them to make purchases and pay bank slips and bills over the internet.
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Beneficiaries without Bolsa Família
In the calendar of those who do not receive Bolsa Família, the digital credit of the fifth installment will be made available from Tuesday (31) to workers born in December.
On Wednesday (1st), people born in January will be able to withdraw cash from the fifth step of the emergency payment. On Thursday (2) and Friday (3), the withdrawal will be released for birthdays in February and March, respectively.
To withdraw the money, access the Caixa Tem application and select the options “Withdrawal without card” and “Generate withdrawal code”. After the code is generated, the cash withdrawal must be made within an hour at lottery outlets or Caixa agencies.
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Hunger growth and reduced aid
Although the pandemic is not over, emergency aid amounts were reduced from R$600 to R$1,200 last year to an average of R$250 this year.
The benefit started to be paid on April 6th, limited to only one person per family.
Know more: Bolsonaro reduces the amount of emergency aid and excludes $22.6 million from the benefit
The increase in aid is one of the agendas of the protests that have taken place since May across the country calling for the end of Jair Bolsonaro’s (non-party) government.
Brazil registers 19 million people suffering from hunger, according to 2020 data from the Brazilian Research Network on Food and Nutritional Sovereignty and Security (Penssan).
Edition: Daniel Lamir