Funds, as part of the Family Welfare Deposit programme, are given to disadvantaged families who have Family Welfare Cards (KKS), which replace the Social Assistance Cards (KPS).
KKS are given to poor families who are eligible to receive social assistance, including Family Welfare Deposits.
The Family Welfare Deposit Programme for KKS holders is an assistance programme the form of financial deposits made to 15.5 million underprivileged families in Indonesia, totaling Rp 200,000 per family per month. For 2014, it will be disbursed Rp 400.000 for November and December.
The Family Welfare Deposit Programme is currently limited to underprivileged families, but will gradually expande to include orphanages, nursing homes and other social institutions.
Currently, one million families are given funds through digital financial services and the provision of SIM cards, while 14.5 million families are given funds through deposit accounts ("giro pos").
In its first phase, the Family Welfare Card (KKS), SIM card contains electronic money, Smart Indonesia and Healthy Indonesia cards will be distributed in 19 districts/cities: Jembrana, Pandeglang, West Jakarta, Central Jakarta, South Jakarta, East Jakarta, North Jakarta, Cirebon, Bekasi, Kuningan, Semarang, Tegal, Banyuwangi, Surabaya, Balikpapan, Surabaya, Kupang, North Mamuju, City Pematang Siantar and Karo.
In 2015, 14.5 million families will gradually gain access to the digital financial services and SIM cards.