More than 2,000 people apply for food scholarships

Juarez City. There were 2,170 citizens, including elderly adults and people with disabilities, who went to the office of the Secretariat for Human Development and General Good at Park Central Ponyante to receive documents to benefit. Equivalent to 1,200 pesos.

Sergio Acosta, head of Human Development and the Common Good, thanked the citizens for their participation, who came on Thursday, April 7, and Friday, April 8, at the established days to receive documents.

It was reported that on the first day, 653 adults were registered, in addition to 449 persons with disabilities, a total of 1,102 citizens requested them.

On Friday, April 8, the second day of receipt of the document, 717 adults and 351 persons with disabilities were received, with a total of 800 applications, who were present from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

“The response has been very positive, we’re talking about people who really need food support, these scholarships are trying to find people who really need that help and are able to help meet the basic needs of their community,” Acosta said.

He added that although it was not known when the beneficiaries of the scholarship would be announced, their names would be posted on the agency’s social network; Also, they will contact everyone who gets a pantry every month.

The head of Human Development and the Common Good says the number of people applying for scholarships has doubled this year, and one of the factors identified is the epidemic, which has caused many to lose their jobs.

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