Exclusif : les travailleurs de l’informel seront compensés via smartphones

Submitted by socpro on Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:58
measures summary

The Economic Watch Committee (Comité de veille économique (CVE)
members decided to activate a mobile payment device to transfer cash to
workers operating in the informal sector adversely affected by COVID-19
(only for those who have been directly affected by the GoM compulsory
confinement policy).The electronic cash transfer program will reach half
of the informal sector workers (estimated 3 million workers to receive
payment). Registration has started on March 30, 2020 and the first payments
are due to start of Monday April 6th. The speed and scale is facilitated by the
use of a health insurance fee waiver registry in the first phase and a simple
payment mechanism.
Program benefits are structured as follows:
- 800 dirhams per month for households of two people or less;
- 1,000 dirhams per month for households of three to four people;
- 1,200 dirhams per month for households of more than four peop

Measure date
Regions / Country