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Latin America and the Caribbean
Promotion, development and auditing of Social Cooperatives (Promoción, desarrollo y auditoria de Cooperativas Sociales) (2006-)

 

 

Date: 2006-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This programme funds social cooperatives that promotes collective labour projects that allow the labour insertion of persons living in poverty, exclusion, social vulnerability and with unsatisfied basic needs. Labour positions are created collectively to make possible development and social inclusion opportunities for its members and decent income generation.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Men and Women, persons with disability, ethnic minorities, and every person in poverty or social vulnerability situation. Persons without employment or with irregular work as subsistance income.
Area of intervention: Direct job creation (Support to social projects)
Geographic scale: National
Comments: Until 25% of the members can be persons who are not in conditions of vulnerability, which can bring more knowledge and experience to the group.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Law 18407 (2008)
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)
Source of funding: Government of Uruguay
   

1) Social Cooperatives

Recipient(s): Men and Women, persons with disability, ethnic minorities, and every person in poverty or social vulnerability situation. Persons without employment or with irregular work as subsistance income
Comments: A condition for participating in the programmes is to be a group of five persons(minimum) with a sustainable project
Description: The Social Cooperative is a company which owning is collective; it belongs to the associate-workers, who take independently their decisions. The associate-worker perceive the wage established by the salary council for the activity area of the cooperative. It is also an education tool and promotes citizenship development because its own principles and values base as cooperative.

 

Las políticas públicas para la promoción de cooperativas en Uruguay (1935-2008). Entre el retroceso del Estado y el avance del mercado

Author: Martí Pérez, Juan Pablo
Date: 2019
Publication info: Universidad de la República, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Tesis Doctorado en Ciencias Sociales con especialización en Historia Económica
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Estudio de trayectorias laborales

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) / National Directorate of Evaluation and Monitoring (DINEM)
Date: 2017
Publication info: Working paper No 61
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Study

 

Cooperativas sociales. Resultados de Evaluación.

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES) / National Directorate of Evaluation and Monitoring (DINEM)
Date: 2013
Publication info: Working paper No 16
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Qualitative evaluation

 

 

 

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