Posted: Wednesday, October 21, 2020. 8:34 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Farmers in the Orange Walk and Toledo districts who are receiving cash support from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture from the contingency emergency Response Component can pick up their funds tomorrow, October 22, 2020.
Farmers that qualify for the assistance include all female farmers who registered in the Belize Agriculture Information Management System between June 2018 to April 2020; and all male farmers cultivating 20 acres of land or less and registered in the Belize Agriculture Information Management System between June 2018 to April 2020.
“Beneficiaries are required to collect their Heritage Bank ATM debit card in person at the Agriculture Department in their district. A valid identification card is required when collecting the ATM debit card. To redeem funds, beneficiaries are asked to use the PIN sent to their cell phone number,” the Ministry said.
The Ministry also reminded farmers to practice social distancing and other COVID-19 prevention protocols while picking up disbursements.
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