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Argentina Works Plan (Plan Argentina Trabaja) (2009-2018)

 

 

Date: 2009-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This programme creates the opprtunity of inclusion that allows to improve the quality of life of families of marginal urban-neighbourghoods through the generation of job vacancies, training and promotion of cooperatives organizations for the exetution of infrastructure construction. Then, the impact is doubly positive: on one hand, it creates new job vacancies that favour colective participation over the individual, and on the other hand improve comunitarian spaces having a direct impact on daily life of the neighbourgs.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Households in situation of vulnerability
Area of intervention: Remedial education
Technical and professional training
Support to self-employment
Direct job creation
Geographic scale: National
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: National Law N° 26.117
Resolution of the Ministry of Social Development Nro.3182 / 09
Decree Nro.1067 / 09
Resolution N° 2176/13
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Social Development
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Social Development
Source of funding: Government of Argentina
   

1) Social Income through work (Ingreso Social con Trabajo)

Recipient(s): Physical persons that present themselves individually or associated and need a support for a productive project that they are leading or they want to start, in the framework of social economy
Description: This programme creates the opportunity of inclusion that allows to improve the quality of life of families of marginal urban-neighbourhoods training and promotion of cooperatives organizations for the exetution of infrastructure construction. Then, the impact is doubly positive: on one hand, it creates new job vacancies that favour colective participation over the individual, and on the other hand improve comunitarian spaces having a direct impact on daily life of the neighbours

 

2) Social and Productive Projects “Let's get to work" ("Manos a la Obra“)

Recipient(s): Physical persons that present themselves individually or associated and need a support for a productive project that they are leading or they want to start, in the framework of social economy.
Description: This instrument promotes inclusive development of the different localities and regions of the country through encouraging productive projects that could be personal, familiar or asociatives and that promote self-employment and incorporate to the economy goods and services of good quality with fair prices. The support has two possibilities: one the one hand the funding of the machines, tools and supplies for productive , services or comercial undetaking; and on the other the permanent technical assistance (capacitation, organization and monitoring) to strenghten and optimize the running of the projects. the implementation will be realized with municipality, government and social organizations` teams, that act like executive organizations. They present to the Ministry intervention propostions, that include one or more projects, receive the subsidies, buy and deliver the supplies and tools, monitor and yell the funds to the Ministry.

 

3) National Programme of Microcredits for Social and Solidarity Economy (Programa nacional de Microcrédito para la Economía Social y Solidaria)

Recipient(s): Persons that do not have patrimonial warantees or do not satisfy the conditions to acceed traditional bank credits
Description: The programme targets workers that make productive , services or comercial undetaking in an associative and/or familiar way and need money to buy supplies, machines, or to make grwoth their activity. It is specially though for persons that do not have patrimonial warantees or do not satisfy the conditions to acceed traditional bank credits

 

4) They Do (Ellas hacen)

Recipient(s): Priority to women with three or more dependent children, under 18 or disabled children who receive the Universal Child Allowance or suffer gender violence
Comments: They receive an income, as salary for their work, through a personal card
Description: Promote community participation to improve urban infrastructure, as well as the school completion to improve their employability, family esteem and recognition. The participants can be trained and complete their primary and / or secondary education. They also can participate in other vocational training as construction, rights, cooperatives and social economy, gender perspective and urban citizenship. In addition, as a requirement, women who have no education, must complete primary or secondary.

 

Del “Argentina Trabaja - Programa Ingreso Social con Trabajo” y el “Ellas Hacen” al “Hacemos Futuro”. ¿Integralidad o desintegración de la función social del Estado?

Author: Ferrari, C. and J. Campana
Date: 2018
Publication info: Observatorio sobre Políticas Públicas y Reforma Estructural, Informe No 11, FLACSO
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

 

 

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