Caixa Econômica will inform new dates of emergency aid through WhatsApp – Prime Time Zone

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Proposal is that recipients receive payment information for the application; to receive the data, it is necessary to register the mobile number in Caixa Tem

Marcello Casal Jr./Agência Brasil According to information from Caixa, even people without credit and without access to the mobile network will receive the information

Beneficiaries of the emergency aid will start receiving information about deposit, payment and withdrawal dates on their mobile. That’s because the Federal Savings Bank it’s the WhatsApp closed a partnership to send messages about assistance. To receive the data, it is necessary to register the mobile number in the application box has. The bank president, Pedro Guimaraes, said that even people without credit and without access to the mobile network will receive the information. “Many of the people who will receive, being able to receive these messages for free, are more humble people who would not normally be able to. So this partnership comes from that, from having Whatsapp, which is the largest cell phone communication program in the world, and Caixa with this social participation, having 146 million active checking accounts,” he said.

According to the director of Public Policies for WhatsApp on Facebook Brazil, Dario Durigan, messages will be sent from an official and verified Caixa account, but it is necessary to be alert to the risk of scams. “Be careful receiving these messages from an official Caixa account, does not ask for a password, does not ask for any personal data from you. It brings you information, it brings you benefits”, he clarified. Deposits for aid beneficiaries who are not registered in the family allowance they start this Saturday, the 17th, and continue until July 30th. Withdrawals and transfers will be authorized between the 2nd and 18th of August.

*With information from reporter Letícia Santini