Between January 1 and June 30 of this year, Porvenir disbursed more than $3 billion in layoffs to attend 1.21 million applicationsa figure that is 11.1% higher than that registered in the first half of 2022 when the number was 1.09 million.
By concepts, the largest disbursements were due to the termination of contracts, totaling $981,618 million from the requests of 492,607 affiliates (12.1% more compared to the first half of 2022).
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At the same time, withdrawals for housing reached $925,886 million and were employed by 380,416 people.
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During the first semester, severance pay withdrawals for rental repairs had a positive behavior, since transactions for $826,529 million and 222,836 requests were registered. This translates into a growth of 38.7% compared to the same period in 2022.
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Besides, For concepts such as education, disbursements of $192,465 million were made between January and June, with a growth of 18.8%. For other items (such as the payment of diplomas, skills development courses and others) $113,806 million were issued with a growth of 36.2% compared to the first semester of 2022.
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Erik Moncada, Vice President of Clients and Operations at PorcomerI affirm that “It is important that all Colombian workers do not forget that this benefit is support in times of unemployment and an option for them to have a ‘lifeline’ for their maintenance. We focus on carrying out financial education strategies so that members make the right decisions”.