Programme objectives

Support financial independence of the elderly population. 

References
Personal communication.
Country
Geographic area
Previous programme name (if any)
 
Start date
2005
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Programme components
Conditionalities (if any)
 
Contribution type and amount
 
Targeting methods
Categorical Targeting
Targeted areas
National
Target groups
Elderly
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Eligibility criteria
Persons aged 60 and over are eligible for the benefits. Applicants must not have another source of income or any other social welfare benefit.
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Eligibility reassessment (if any)
 
Type of benefits
Cash
Amount of benefits
AUD200 (60-68 years); AUD250 (69 years and over) every month.
References
Personal communication.
Payment/delivery frequency
Half of the payment delivered biweekly
Benefit delivery mechanism
Benefits are deposited in beneficiaries’ bank accounts
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
Beneficiaries receive benefits until death.
Coverage
138 (2009)
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Programme expenditure
AUD 582,525 (2011-12 revised budget) AUD 747,600 (2012-13 budget).
References
Republic of Nauru. 2012. “2012-13 Budget and The Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure.” Budget Paper 1. <http://ronlaw.gov.nr/nauru_lpms/files/em/b8e0e7c4860fa77c09dc285cba6c205b.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Institutions and agencies involved
Finance Department.
References
Julie June Olsson. 2012. Nauru: Updating and Improving the Social Protection Index. Asian Development Bank. <https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-document/76067/44152-012-reg-tacr-14.pdf>. Accessed 19 November 2018.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
 
Legal Framework
 
MIS
 
Stakeholder
Population Group