Integration and reintegration of Bolivian women and young people into the labour market with a focus on sustainability and waste management
Participants of the program. La Paz, Bolivia (© Ser Familia)
Description of the Project
- Strategies that increase employment opportunities, self-employment, and entrepreneurship with an ecological vision for youth and women are strengthened.
- Partnerships between civil society and the private sector to develop innovative approaches and enhance employment prospects for women and youth are established.
- Ecological principles and circular economy practices are integrated into micro and small enterprises
Young woman participating in the program. Credits: Fundación Ser Familia
Project Period: 2023 – 2024
Name of Staff involved and functions performed: Bertha Camacho, Managing Director & Knowledge Management Specialist
80 young women (18-30 years old) from socially vulnerable groups (victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and exclusion) empowered, of which 50 have a permanent job.
300 young people (70% women and 30% men) between 16 and 19 years of age from Educational Units or Vocational Training Centers benefit from educational orientation to enter the labour market.
20 small and micro ecological enterprises, ideally run by women, are strengthened and managed following a circular economy approach and provide employment opportunities for young people and women.
1400 family members of the young people and women involved in the project.