Last updated: 11/6/2021

Basic Information

Country
Geographic area

Programme Details

Programme objectives

To assist elderly citizens who do not receive any other form of government assistance or pension support. 

References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Start date
2013
References
Personal communication.
Previous programme name (if any)
Expanded Food Voucher Programme
Coverage
34,002 people (2017)
References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Programme expenditure
FJD37.2 million (2017-2018)
References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Targeting and egiblity

Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide
Target groups
Elderly persons
Eligibility criteria
Elderly persons aged 65 years and older, who have no source of income and do not receive any form of government assistance or pension support .
References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
FJD100
References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly
References
Fatiaki, Rupeni. 2016. “Financing ASP. Fiji’s Case – TC Winston in 2016. Financial Tools and Approaches for Shock-responsive Safety Nets”. Presentation at the South-South Learning Forum 2018, Frankfurt, Germany. <http://pubdocs.worldbank.org/en/107461520537560119/SSLF18-Financing-ASP-Fiji.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Payments are made electronically
References
Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. n.d. “Social Pension Scheme (SPS)”. MWCPA website. <http://www.welfare-women.gov.fj/index.php/social-welfare/sps.html>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Until the beneficiary passes away
References
Personal communication.