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National Non-contributory Pension Program for People with Severe Disability in Situation of Poverty - CONTIGO (2017-)
Peru

 

 

Date: 2017-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The National Non-Contributory Pension Program for People with Severe Disability in Situation of Poverty - CONTIGO, is a social program of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS), in charge of providing a non-contributory pension to people with severe disability and who are in a situation of poverty, in order to raise their quality of life.
   

Characteristics

Target population: People with severe disabilities, younger than 65 year of age and in situation of poverty
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: 1) Geographical: Geographical sensitivity zones
2) Categorical: Comply with the requirements to be a recipient of the program: i) Have a disability certificate with a severe qualification, issued by health establishments authorized by the Ministry of Health; ii) Not being a recipient of income or pensions that come from public or private institutions, including the economic benefits that are granted through the Social Security of Health - ESSALUD; iii) Being in a situation of poverty under the criteria of the Household Targeting System - SISFOH (proxy means test); iv) Be younger than 65 years of age.
Instrument of selection: Single Socioeconomic Questionnaire (FSU) and Household Targeting System (SISFHO)
Registry of recipients: Registry of Users of the program CONTIGO.
Comments: Initially this program was the responsibility of the Ministry of Women and Vulnerable Populations (MIMP), but through Supreme Decree No. 008-2017-MIDIS the program was transferred to the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS).
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Supreme Decree No. 004-2015 MIMP; Supreme Decree No. 007-2016-MIMP; Supreme Decree No. 008-2017-MIDIS; Supreme Decree No. 161-2017-EF.
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS).
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS).
Source of funding: Government of Peru
   

1) Non-contributory pension for people with disabilities

Recipient(s):
Amount : S/ 300 in 2017. See data in Excel format

 

 

 

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