08 April 2020 – Dignity Income extended to secondary school students, funds for food baskets allocated to elderly

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Education, Finance/Economy
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Ministry of Finance is the most visible one during the intervention.

Overview: The number of beneficiaries of cash transfers (“Bono Familia”) is extended to secondary school students in public schools. It also provides for the collection of an amount corresponding to a food basket for the elderly.
Full details here: https://www.la-razon.com/economia/2020/04/03/desde-el-8-de-abril-7-bancos-se-sumaran-al-pago-de-renta-dignidad-y-bono-canasta-familiar/

Type of Justification: Anecdotal Evidence (e.g. social or traditional media with limited evidence base), Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other