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Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database
Latin America and the Caribbean
I work -Youth (Yo Trabajo- Jóvenes) (2007- )



Date: 2007-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The programme is aimed at young people living in poverty and/or social vulnerability who have difficulties in developing their productive capacities. To improve their employability and achieve their labour inclusion, a technical advice of training for work will be provided as well as support for the preparation of a labour plan and labour inclusion. It is a requirement have completed basic education (at least). The programme also offers the option for the development of a self-employment project. The programme lasts up to seven months and provides CLP$180.000 for the labour plan.


Target population: Youth, preferably between 18 and 24 years, unemployed and seeking for a job for the first time, inactive or involved in precarious work and have in the Social Protection Registry less than or equal to 8,500 points.
Area of intervention: Technical and professional training
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: 1) Proxy means test 2) Categoric: unemployed people or with precarious works
Instrument of selection: Social Household Registry (Decree 22, 2015)
Comments: Young prioritized by their score in the Social Protection Registry and other regional criteria. There are 1,300 places for young people from Chile Solidario or Seguridades y Oportunidades.


Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): FOSIS /Ministry of Social Development and Family
Executing organization(s): FOSIS /Ministry of Social Development and Family
Source of funding: Government of Chile

1) Formación Sociolaboral

Recipient(s): All programme beneficiaries
Recipient of the transfer: Direct beneficiary
Description: In the form of workshop, tools to develop skills for youth employment are provided. These workshops closed with an individual employment plan that is developed by young people themselves. According to this, labor intermediation for entrepreneurship (self employement) or salary employemnt is done by funding participant requirements.


Evaluación de Impacto de los Programas de Empleabilidad del Fondo de Solidaridad Social (FOSIS) del Ministerio de Desarrollo Social

Author: Centro de Microdatos
Date: 2017
Publication info: Departamento de Economía, Universidad de Chile
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation




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