If you wanted to go to Italy and this is the right time to pack your bags and move on!
Wondering what we are talking about? Let us tell you that an Italian town named Locana situated in the northern Piedmont region of Italy is paying people to move there and set up their family like seriously with kids and get permanent. This deal is offered by the mayor of the town Giovanni Bruno Mattiet.
According to the reports by CNN, the mayor is willing to give €9,000 (roughly $10,200) for over three years to the families which are willing to relocate to Locana. They only want that if you have a child and have a minimum annual salary of €6,000, you are welcome in the city.
In the early 1900s, there are about 7,000 residents in the city and now left with only about 1500 people which are decreasing day by day. It is reported that by every year passing they have seen around 40 deaths and 10 births only. Even the school has been shutting down with the decreasing number of kids and that’s why they need residents for the area.
Locana needs new pupils so that the closed shops, bars, restaurants, and boutiques would be opened again and a new life journey will begin in the town.
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Italian Town Offers People $10,000 to Move There and Have a Baby An Italian town, Locana is offering new people $10,000 to relocate and have a baby, due to the towns dwindling population. Anyone wanting to relocate to the Alpine commune in the Piedmont region could be paid up to $10,000 (€9,000) over three years to make Locana their home. Giovanni Bruno Mattiet, Locana’s mayor, has made the offer in the hope of saving the community from dying out. At first, Mattiet appealed to Italians or foreigners already living in Italy to relocate to Locana but the response was not encouraging, He is now extending the offer to non-Italians living abroad as well. Due to the dwindling population, the community has seen shops, restaurants and amenities shut and its only school is facing closure. Last year there were 40 deaths in the town but just 10 babies were born, with a similar ratio in previous years. The population of Locana has shrunk to less than 1,500 people from the over 7,000 residents who lived in Locana in the early 1900s. The mayor told CNN; People left looking for a job at Turin’s big factories. Our school each year faces the risk of shutting down due to few pupils. I can’t allow this to happen. We’re looking to draw mostly young people and professionals who work remotely or are willing to start an activity here. There are dozens of closed shops, bars, restaurants and boutiques just waiting for new people to run them. Locana offers a healthy lifestyle, great food and folklore fairs all-year round. #Amenities #baby #boutiques #Closure #commune #community #dozens #dwinding #Foreigners #locana #Offering #piedmontregion #Population #Professionals #Restaurants #money #birth
So, if you make ₹4.8 lakhs annually and have a kid, you can consider starting a new life here. Athough the annual income sounds too much, it seems near to impossible for dozens of people.
Moreover, the mayor of Borgomezzavalle, which is located near Switzerland is also paying to begin a new life there if you are willing to settle within two years.
Tulsa, Oklahoma is also an option!