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Productive Youth (Ex Youth to Work) (Jóvenes productivos) (2011-)

 

 

Date: 2011-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: Jóvenes Productivos (from 2014) is is a programme created by the Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion (Ministerio del Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo MTPE) in 2011 (under the name of Jóvenes a la Obra) for improving the youth training in specific labour areas, according to the labour market demand. The programme seeks to facilitate the access to the formal labour market for youth trough training, technical assisstance for entrepreneurship and labour intermediation. It is centered in agronomy, trade, construction, industry, fishing, services, transports and communications. It also provide courses for self employment management. It targets mainly youths between 15 and 29 years unemployed or living in poverty and extreme poverty, in rural and urban areas. The programme lasts six months, the firts three the participants assist to capactitation courses and the last three they have an internship in a company, a frabic or a workshop.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Young persons between 15 and 29 years unemployed, in poverty and extreme poverty
Area of intervention: 1) Technical and vocational training
2) Support for independent work
Geographic scale: National
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Supreme Decree N°013-2011-TRABAJO
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion (Ministerio del Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo MTPE)
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Labour and Employment Promotion (Ministerio del Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo MTPE)
   

1) Urban

Recipient(s): Young persons between 15 and 29 years in urban areas
Description: In urban areas, the programme is focused on labour insertion and training promoting wage-earning employment and self-employment

 

2) Rural

Recipient(s): Young persons between 15 and 29 years in rural areas
Description: In rural areas, it is more focused in training for self-employment jobs and promotion and implementation of economic and development activities

 

 

 

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