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Youths with Prospera (Jóvenes con Prospera -Ex Jóvenes con Oportunidades 2003-2014) (2003-2019)

 

 

Date: 2003-2019
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This programme is the successor of "Jóvenes con Oportunidades". From September 2014, under the umbrella of Propera programme “Jóvenes con Prospera” provides cash subsidy, with the aim of stimulating the participants to conclude high school before having 22 years and in a maximum of four years period since their first register in this level before they started the programme. The participant that concludes high school receive a cash support of MXN$ 4,890. The youth obtain a savings account in which are deposited the transfer when he or she ends high school, and that can be used for supporting his/her studies. The transfer deposit has been accumulated through a point system that the youth win while studying, from the third secondary school year until ending high school
   

Characteristics

Target population: Youths participants of Prospera, that did not conclude secondary school before 22 years
Area of intervention: Remedial education and school retention
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical: young people in extreme poverty condition
Exit strategies or criteria: It is allowed to benefit only once from the program, after this, young people cant receive it again
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: DOF: 30/12/2014
Responsible organization(s): Social Development Secretary (Secretaría de Desarrollo Social SEDESOL)
Executing organization(s): Social Development Secretary (Secretaría de Desarrollo Social SEDESOL)
Source of funding: Government of Mexico
   

1) Savings account

Recipient(s): Young participants of Prospera, that did not conclude secondary school before 22 years
Periodicity of delivery: Once the high-school diploma concluded
Recipient of the transfer: Direct recipient
Description: Each school year that the recipient do and pass he/she accumulated points, according to the highschool education service in which he/she is registered. He/she can accumulate until a maximum of 3,000 points. The value of the points in mexican pesos changes each year and is publicated on April 30 of each year

 

El Progresa-Oportunidades-Prospera, a 20 años de su creación

Author: Hernández Licona, G., De la Garza, T., Zamudio, J., Yaschine, I
Date: 2019
Publication info: Consejo de Evaluación de la Política de Desarrollo Social
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Performance Evaluation

 

¿Cómo funciona Prospera? Mejores prácticas en la implementación de Programas de Transferencias Monetarias Condicionadas en América Latina y el Caribe

Author: Dávila Larraga, L
Date: 2016
Publication info: División de Protección Social y Salud, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Technical Report

 

Programa de Desarrollo Humano Oportunidades: Evolución y Desafíos

Author: Caridad Araujo, María y Suárez Buitrón, Paula
Date: 2013
Publication info: División de Protección Social y Salud, Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Technical Report

 

Las Trayectorias de Vida de los Jóvenes de Oportunidades

Author: Sánchez López, Gabriela and Jiménez Rodríguez, Daniela
Date: 2012
Publication info: Centro Internacional de Políticas para el Crecimiento Inclusivo
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact Report

 

Escolaridad e Inserción Laboral de los Jóvenes Becarios del Programa Oportunidades.

Author: González de la Rocha, M.
Date: 2012
Publication info: Centro Internacional de Políticas para el Crecimiento Inclusivo
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact Report

 

Do Conditional Cash Transfers for Schooling Generate Lasting Benefits? A Five-Year Followup of PROGRESA/Oportunidades

Author: Behrman, J., Parker, S., and Todd, P.
Date: 2011
Publication info: Journal of Human Resources, vol. 46, University of Winsconsin
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Performance Evaluation

 

 

 

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