PBH launches Auxílio Belo Horizonte, a program aimed at the poorest families

Name of the local/regional government
Belo Horizonte
Brazil
Government representative or decision and policy-maker
Type of initiative
Response
Highest scale of the initiative
City
Type of response
Economic development
Social cohesion
Initiative language
Portuguese

The City of Belo Horizonte announced this Thursday, the July 15, the creation of Auxílio Belo Horizonte – a financial support program for families in poverty and economic insecurity in the city. The bill dealing with the program will be presented at the City Council next week. The program will have two modalities. The first one is a financial subsidy of R$600, paid in six consecutive monthly installments of R$100 to previously registered families. The second one will be a monthly food subsidy of R$100 for families with students enrolled in the municipal public education system, which will be granted until regular school meals are offered in person at school units.

To which (if any) collective(s) is addressed mainly this initiative?
No distintion
Is this initiative supported by any organization?
No
This initiative has been created...
As a reaction to specific problems generated by the pandemic

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