Last updated: 06/3/2020

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 development the labour market insertion process and includes the integration to public interest works with capacitation actions and the deliver of a prestation called “Promoting Employment Insurance", which is no contributory. 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 that help to improve their quality of life, through the continuation of their studies in the Literacy System for Young and Adults, capacitation courses and labour capacitation, access to the National Health System. 

Programme components
i) Employment Promotion Insurance Through the State ii) Training for Work
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.

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.