Program for the Protection of People During Old Age Living in Extreme Poverty

About the program

Through PROVEE, poor families which are beneficiaries of Eating First (CPC) with elderly people as members of the household who do not receive pensions or are not working, receive cash transfers without having to meet any specific condition. The program corresponds to the National Council for the Elderly (CONAPE) and is executed by the Administrator of Social Subsidies (ADESS).

Country Dominican Republic
Home 12.31.1969
Classification Cash transfers
FNS Dimension Acceso
Website http://www.adess.gov.do/v2/P_SoloTexto.aspx?EntId=241#conape
Objectives

Complementing the sustenance of elderly people living in poverty, who do not receive pensions or are not working in order to contribute to maintaining their good nutrition.

Components and/or products

Money transfer: The Program provide a monthly aid of DOP$400 (USD$9) to households who are beneficiaries of the subsidy "Eating is First" with people over 65 years old as members of their household who do not receive pensions or are not working  in order to buy food.

Target population

Households which are beneficiaries of the subsidy "Eating is First" with people over 65 years old as members of their household, who do not receive pensions or are not working.

Scope

Nacional

Geographical coverage Urbano
Responsible organism

Consejo Nacional de la Persona Envejeciente

Executing organism Administradora de Subsidios Sociales