The project examines a Job Training Program that targets vulnerable groups and underprivileged of the population. The courses that will be offered are aimed at micro- and small-sized enterprises, young persons of lower social status, such as artisans, local fishermen, etc.
The courses are aimed at the technical training level, which involves raising work productivity and micro and small-sized enterprises competitiveness to expand the occupational opportunities by improving the income and quality of life of the workers involved in this sector.
By implementing job training and professional development programs, it would be possible to provide more access to the labor market and to create new employment opportunities for young people living in poor households in both rural and marginal urban areas, to improve their income and quality of life and that of their families.
In addition, it is expected that the training sessions will involve a comprehensive management of natural resources in accordance with the protection of the environment, which generates employment and encourages a rational and sustainable use of the resources for owners of micro- and small-sized enterprises in the countryside and fishermen. As a result, this enables them to enjoy more efficient fishing results and improves the aptitudes for the development of complementary activities aimed at raising the organizational capacity and living conditions, thus preserving the environment.
The Job Training Project aims to implement a program called Pro-jóven (for young people), which constitutes an alternative solution for unemployment and underemployment of the urban, young population with limited economic resources, and seeks to facilitate the access to the labor market to those with limited labor and educational opportunities.
The importance of the project lies in two aspects: 1) they contribute to improve the employment conditions of young people who have limited economic resources, so they can enter the labor market and increase their productivity and income, and 2) they contribute to improve and strengthen the educational supply of training entities by promoting the adaptation of the courses offered into the focus of the labor competencies.
Pro-jóven implementation: Job Training for young persons between the ages of 18 and 29.
Training for small and medium-sized enterprises on production and services
To contribute through the labor training to greater access to the labor market and to create new employment opportunities for vulnerable social groups who are unemployed or underemployed in rural and urban areas with the aim of generating employment and improving their income and living conditions.
• To encourage a better link and complement between the labor training supply and the demands and requirements for the human resource training, by the different productive sectors.
• To focus the program on the most vulnerable groups of the population living in urban and rural areas.
• To increase the labor productivity and competitiveness of small enterprises of production to broaden the occupational opportunities, which increase the income and living conditions of the population involved in these social strata.
• To contribute through job training and professional development to greater access to the labor market and to create new employment opportunities for young persons from poor households in both rural and marginal urban areas, improve their income and quality of life and that of their families.
• To consider the gender component during the implementation of the program, keeping in mind that women from poor households are the ones who face most of the unemployment and underemployment problems.