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Productive Entrepreneurship Strengthening Programme (Programa de Fortalecimiento a Emprendimientos Productivos) (Programa de Fortalecimiento a Emprendimientos Productivos) (2006-)



Date: 2006-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: It is an entrepreneurship support and training programme for the business run by persons in socioeconomic vulnerability. It supports entrepreneurship in all the national territory and all kind of activities. The programme seeks to promote entrepreneurial skills, through technical assistance, economic support and labour formalization.


Target population: Persons over 18 years living in poverty that produce or provide goods or service individually, in family or in group.
Area of intervention: Support to self employment
Geographic scale: National


Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Social Development
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Social Development

1) Economic support

Recipient(s): Persons over 18 years living in poverty
Description: Through payable economic support, the groups can improve their incomes and the labour and production conditions. Participants can solicit economic support for purchasing: raw material, merchandise, tools and small equipment. The money must not be used for rent, cars, salaries, payment of public rate or training fees. In this process, instances of education and training are also developed, and also formalization is supported and promoted, especially through the MIDES' Monotributo Social.


Programa de Fortalecimiento a Emprendimientos Productivos. Resultados de EvaluaciĆ³n

Author: Ministry of Social Development (MIDES)/ National Directorate for Monitoring and Evaluation (DINEM
Date: 2013
Publication info: 2010 Edition.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Evaluation


Programa de Fortalecimiento de Emprendimientos Productivos

Author: MIDES (Ministry of Social Development)
Date: N/A
Publication info:
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information




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