Programme objectives

Description: The programme implemented in 2013 is the successor of the 70 y más programme, and it aims at improving the living conditions of adults aged 65 and over (elderly) through actions aimed at fostering their social protection.

 

References
ECLAC n.d. “Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme)“. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=48>. Accessed 23 January
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
“70 and over“ programme
Start date
2019
References
ECLAC n.d. “Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme)“. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=48>. Accessed 23 January
Programme components
1) Apoyos económicos directos (Direct financial support): Seniors enrolled in the Beneficiaries Register. 2) Acciones para aminorar el deterioro de la salud física y mental (Actions to mitigate the deterioration of physical and mental health): Actions to lessen deteriorating physical health and mental health of beneficiaries according to the following techniques of participation: participation in groups , clubs and informative briefings. 3) Acciones para la protección social (Actions for social protection): Services to mitigate the risk of loss of income or health, such as: ID of the INAPAM, productive and occupational activities, promotion of access to health services, and caring for disabilities. 4) Apoyo a la Inclusión Financiera (Support for financial inclusion): Beneficiaries that incorporate the support delivery scheme through electronic transfers.Support for the beneficaries of the programme that allow them to incorporate if the National Financial System.
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Geographical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide. Locations with up to 30,000 inhabitants.
Target groups
Elderly.
Eligibility criteria
Adults aged 65 years of age or older living in towns of up to 30,000 inhabitants.
References
ECLAC n.d. “Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme)“. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=48>. Accessed 23 January
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
Suspension of transfer when misuse of the document that certifies the individual as a beneficiary of the programme is detected (sale, loan or use for partisan or electoral purposes, etc.).
Type of benefits
Cash.
Amount of benefits
1) Apoyos económicos directos (Direct financial support): $580 monthly and one time only financial support of $1,160 to the representative of the beneficiary when the beneficiary dies. 2) Apoyo a la Inclusión Financiera (Support for financial inclusion): Maximum amount of MN$ 300.
Payment/delivery frequency
Bimonthly.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Flat transfer. Electronic card.
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
 
Coverage
Effective:5'123.553 (2017) %population 60 and over: 39,59% (2017)
References
ECLAC n.d. “Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme)“. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=48>. Accessed 23 January
Programme expenditure
US$: 19'53.536.800 (2017) GDP: 0,17% (2017)
Institutions and agencies involved
Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL), General Division of Care for Priority Groups (DGAGP).
References
ECLAC n.d. “Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme)“. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=48>. Accessed 23 January
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
Single Socio-economic Data Questionnaire (CUIS). Integrated Government Programme Registration System (SIIPP-G).
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Population Group