Programs tailored to work in families, solidarity income, youth in work, according to what was expressed by the Department of Social Prosperity Among other policies providing monetary transfers to households with the lowest income potential in Colombia, they had a transition to new Civil Income.
with the above, Beneficiaries who were under those programs will be merged with the new project created by the national government and that it would have national coverage for those who have some degree of poverty or extreme poverty.
“Our legal basis for the transition is Familias en Acción. We are not abolishing it but reforming it. The President is determined not to continue giving alms, not to make beneficiaries dependent forever, but to guarantee the resources that allow them to move out of their position of vulnerability”, said DPS General Director Sileo Rusinek in mid-February of this 2023.
What is civil income?
Citizens Income is a program that provides matching monthly transfers of $500,000 to families living in poverty or extreme poverty. According to social affluence, Economic stimulus started from last Saturday, 29 April,
Furthermore, this new program aims to combat hunger and malnutrition in the country by guaranteeing that families above the poverty line can receive income and have the right to food. like that, Social Prosperity reported that it would allocate more resources to households located in 466 municipalities that have high rates of child malnutrition. and that they were identified in heat maps prepared by the national government
How do you know if you are one of the beneficiaries of Familias en Acción?
Those who are interested in knowing if they are one of the potential beneficiaries of the Familias en Acción program, which will become Citizen Income, should enter the following link and follow the steps below.