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Former beneficiary of Bolsa Família says she returned her card upon landing a job with a formal contract

Published by GZH (online) in 07/07/2023

In 2004, 955.1 thousand gauchos received the Bolsa Família. Two decades later, there are already 1.1 million beneficiaries in Rio Grande do Sul, a 15.18% increase of which Simone Nunes Vieira does not take part. She is another gaucha with a trajectory of exception in the global data of the program, according to a study by the Institute for Mobility and Social Development (IMDS). The fact is that using the resources has opened the doors so that, like her children, she also had access to the formal labor market.

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