Programme objectives

Description: Cash transfer programme for the elderly as part of the Non-contributory Social Security System. Renta Dignidad is a non-contributory life pension that aims to protect the income of this vulnerable population. The programme has been preceded by "Bonosol", which was a yearly bonus of Bs1800 to all adults aged 65 years or older.

 

References
ECLAC n.d. “ Renta Universal de Vejez “Renta Dignidad“ “. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=42>. Accessed 23 January 2019.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
Bonosol “Bono Solidario“
Start date
2008
References
ECLAC n.d. “ Renta Universal de Vejez “Renta Dignidad“ “. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=42>. Accessed 23 January 2019.
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
Nationwide.
Target groups
Everyone aged 60 or over.
Eligibility criteria
Adults aged 65 years or older.
References
ECLAC n.d. “ Renta Universal de Vejez “Renta Dignidad“ “. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=42>. Accessed 23 January 2019.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash.
Amount of benefits
Minimum amount of B$ 270 and maximum of B$ 325 monthly in 2017.
Payment/delivery frequency
Monthly.
Benefit delivery mechanism
Flat transfer.
Benefit recipients
Beneficiary themselves.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Benefits last for the lifetime of beneficiaries.
Coverage
Effective: 1'017.333 (2017) %population 65 and over: 100% (2017)
References
ECLAC n.d. “ Renta Universal de Vejez “Renta Dignidad“ “. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=42>. Accessed 23 January 2019.
Programme expenditure
US$:525574978.29233 (2018). GDP: 1,3 % (2018).
Institutions and agencies involved
Authority for the Supervision and Control of Pensions and Insurances (APS). Pension Fund Managers. Public enterprises.
References
ECLAC n.d. “ Renta Universal de Vejez “Renta Dignidad“ “. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database website. <https://dds.cepal.org/bpsnc/programme?id=42>. Accessed 23 January 2019.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
Law Nº 3791 (2007); Supreme Decree 29400 (2007); Supreme Decree 29417 (2008); Supreme Decree 29423 (2008); Law 378 (2013); Law N° 562 (2014); Law N° 953 (2017).
MIS
 
Population Group