Last updated: 17/1/2020

Programme Details

Programme objectives

The main objective of the programme is to generate employment, by promoting labour competencies and developing skills within the companies. Programme participants must be registered in the National Employment Service of Honduras (SENAEH).


Programme components
i) Con chamba vivís mejor: The programme will introduce unemployed people into formal employment opportunities. The programme provides participating companies with an incentive of half the minimum wage for three months. In addition, participants will be able to receive training in soft skills and life skills from the National Institute of Vocational Training (INFOP). ii) Chamba comunitaria: Its purpose is to provide support to unemployed people who have not had access to a formal employment opportunity through the implementation of social minor projects, forest conservation or agricultural improvement projects developed in favour of the communities, with the purpose of promoting their economic and social growth, through the generation of employment. iii) Chambita: Its objective is to provide support to people in the situation of unemployment, improving their skills and competencies in order to achieve an effective inclusion into the labour market or promoting entrepreneurship. For improving access to productive opportunities and employability conditions, participants can access to career guidance and counselling, vocational training, certification of work skills, technical training, professional internships, among others. iv) Chamba Jóven: The incentive will be the payment of HNL4,300 to young high school graduates and HNL6,000 for young graduates with a university degree, up to five months, in working hours of four hours a day within the company or productive units, complemented with vocational or technical training modules under the concept of dual training.
Programme expenditure

Targeting and eligiblity

Targeted areas
Target groups
Unemployed people living in poverty and social exclusion.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Indirect job creation, Direct job creation, Technical and vocational training.
Amount of benefits
i) Con chamba vivís mejor: HNL3,646.31 iii) Chambita: HNL 2,210 iii) Chamba Jóven: HNL4,300 (high school graduates) or HNL6,000 (university degree graduates)
Benefit recipients
Direct participant
Minimum and maximum duration of benefits (if any)
i) Chamba comunitaria: The duration of the projects is three months and can be extended only once. iii) Chambita: The recipients receive an incentive to transport and feed equivalent to HNL 2,210 in periods of two months to a maximum of three interventions;
Legal Framework
Executive Decree PCM-04-2014; Executive Decree PCM-04-2015.
Single Registry of Beneficiaries of Social Programs (RUB), Honduras National Service of Employment (SENAEH)