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Those who are struggling financially can now be able to better afford a Prime membership.
Amazon announced that it is now offering a discount on its Prime membership, offering its for half of its normal monthly cost at just $5.99.
The discount is available for those who have a state-issued Electronic Benefits Transfer card, the debit card that allows them to access their government benefits.
Amazon offers its Prime services, which includes free two-day shipping, access to Prime Video and other perks, for $10.99 per month, or $99 per year, which comes out to $8.25 a month.
This means those who are disabled who can’t physically make it to the store can still use Amazon’s services with all its perks, as well as those with low-income. Amazon also offers its food service Amazon Fresh where customers can get fresh and organic foods delivered right to their door.
Amazon revealed that the choice to help those on government assistance programs better afford Prime is to make “savings more accessible” to all customers.