The government will pay out up to RM3,100 in STR aid!
According to the information provided by the Ministry of Finance, the government will launch the Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah, or STR in 2023.
Under the STR Assistance Scheme, families with a monthly income of up to RM2,500 will receive different amounts of assistance depending on the number of children, RM1,000 for families with no children, RM1,500 for families with one to two children, RM2,000 for families with three to four children, and RM2,500 for families with five children or more. For families with 5 children or more, RM2,500.
For families earning RM2,501 to RM5,000 per month, families with no children will get RM500, families with 1 to 2 children will get RM750, families with 3 to 4 children will get RM1,000, and families with 5 children or more will get RM1,250.
Single persons of prime age are entitled to RM600 and single persons under 60 years of age (with monthly income not exceeding RM2,500) are entitled to RM350.
It is worth mentioning that the destitute under the e-Kasih list will receive an additional RM600 which will be distributed in the form of food vouchers. Eligible persons will receive RM100 per month for a period of 6 months.
2023 STR Assistance Payment Amount
1. Family with monthly income not exceeding RM2,500
No children: RM1,000
1 to 2 children: RM1,500
3 to 4 children: RM2,000
5 children or more: RM2,500
2. Family with a monthly income of RM2,501 to RM5,000
No children: RM500
1 to 2 children: RM750
3 to 4 children: RM1,000
5 children or more: RM1,250
3. Special Groups
A single person of fun age: RM600
Single person under 60 years old: RM350
4. Destitute Persons
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