Piquetero organizations came out to confront the Minister of Human Capital, Sandra Pettovello, after her statements about making a list with the data of people who are hungry to address their situation. “Before stigmatizing and asking for a poor person's card to be able to give food, and before going against the organizations, I invite you to come to the soup kitchens,” responded Mónica Sülle, coordinator of the MST-Teresa Vive.
“You are hungry? Come, I'm going to write down your ID, your name, where you're from and you're going to receive help individually,” Pettovello had said hours before, when he went out to the door of the building where his portfolio works, to face the protesters who were in the building. place.
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According to Sülle, “she wants her classmates to line up and ask for food from her.” “We double down, come to the dining rooms, get muddy, know what it means to be human, it's not just capital,” she reinforced.
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In December, the Government suspended food shipments to soup kitchens and now proposed a new scheme in which they can manage their own purchases with a card. “The discretionary delivery system for dry food was canceled to implement the modality of direct monetary transfer to soup kitchens and associations without intermediation,” they explained.
Response from Mónica Sülle, from the MST-teresa Vive, to Minister Sandra Pettovello (Video: Mónica Sülle)
“What matters least to Mrs. Pettovello is the need of each of the neighborhoods and of each of the children. It is very pro-life, but not at all pro of those who already have life today in the neighborhoods, with an urgent need to have food.”
Early on, representatives of the Union of Workers of the Popular Economy (UTEP) went to the building of the portfolio led by Pettovello to ask for the delivery of merchandise.
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During the morning, the minister left the building and faced the demonstrators who were protesting there. “I am going to receive the people who are hungry, not the referents,” she expressed, it was then that she said that she is going to register those who are hungry to give them an answer.
“Why don't you worry and take care of solving that problem before stigmatizing and asking for a poor person's card to be able to give food. Before going against the organizations, I invite you to come to the dining rooms,” said Sülle.