Colombia Mayor: Everything You Need to Know About the Elderly Subsidy Program
Colombia Mayor is a program created by the Colombian government that offers economic support to the elderly population who are homeless, do not have a pension, or live in extreme poverty. The subsidy is one of the most important social benefits for the elderly in the country, and thousands are looking forward to the payment date of this bonus. In this article, we will tell you everything you need to know about this subsidy and the payment dates for 2023.
The Social Protection Program for the Elderly – “Colombia Mayor” seeks to increase protection for the elderly by providing an economic subsidy to those who need it the most. The value of the economic aid is eighty thousand pesos ($80,000) for all beneficiaries on a national level. To qualify as a beneficiary, it is necessary to meet certain criteria such as being of Colombian nationality, having lived in the country for the last ten years, and not having sufficient income to cover basic subsistence expenses.
According to the Department of Social Prosperity (DPS), the last payment of the program was on January 10, 2023. However, the National Government has reported that they will continue to provide subsidies during this year to assist those who need it the most. Prosperidad Social has announced that it will begin the payments corresponding to January and February 2023 starting next week and it will be made through SuperGIROS.
Beneficiaries can collect this subsidy of a unified value of eighty thousand pesos ($80,000) in the banking networks previously programmed by the entity of Social Prosperity and with municipal or district mayors. In Bogotá, the beneficiaries of the program also receive an additional amount, jointly financed by the district.
In conclusion, the Colombia Mayor program is an important social benefit for the elderly population in the country. It provides economic aid to those who need it the most and helps increase protection for the elderly. The payment dates for 2023 have been announced, and beneficiaries can collect the subsidy in the banking networks programmed by the entity of Social Prosperity and with municipal or district mayors. It is advisable to stay tuned to official channels and social networks for updates on payment dates and other relevant information.