Last updated: 13/3/2024

Basic Information

Geographic area
Institutions and agencies involved
Population group
Working age group

Programme Details

Programme objectives

Ñamba’apo Paraguay is part of the Sâso Pyahu system and has been implemented to promote decent work for persons who live in poverty and extreme poverty. It aims to support the development of the labour market insertion process and includes the integration to public interest works with capacitation actions and the delivery of a prestation called “Promoting Employment Insurance", which is not contributory.

Programme components
i) Employment Promotion Insurance Through the State: It develops paid transition labour projects for a maximum period of nine months, and at the same time it links the beneficiaries to other services. Additionally, it provides access to the National Health System; ii) Training for Work: Continuation of studies in the Literacy System for Young and Adults, capacitation courses and labour capacitation.
Conditionalities (if any)
i) Employment Promotion Insurance Through the State: Includes conditionalities that the beneficiaries have to fulfill such as participating in the construction and the improvement of small infrastructure constructions for communitarian interest.
Programme expenditure

Targeting and eligiblity

Coverage and other information

Amount of benefits
i) Employment Promotion Insurance Through the State: 500.000 guaranies; ii) Training for work: training courses mainly in the area of construction, which aim is the labour insertion of the beneficiaries into private companies that realize important works for the State. Nevertheless, there is also the possibility to insert the beneficiaries in smaller constructions, but with communitarian interest authorized by different Ministries and which need a reasonable quantity of unqualified workforce.
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
i) Employment Promotion Insurance Through the State: The programme`s period is between one to six months depending on the type of communitarian work.