Programa de Empleo Temporal, PET (Temporary Employment Programme)
The Temporary Employment Programme (PET) operates within communitary projects and the worker receives a cash transfer if elegible. The criterias are: residence in a district with high levels of marginality, unemployment or that have suffered a natural disaster or other type of crisis (social or economical). Thus, the programme seeks to build infrastructure projects, improvements of conditions for sustainable agriculture, and disaster mitigation works. Specifically, PET operates in the following areas: 1) Health improvement; 2) Heritage preservation; 3) Improvement of local infrastructure; 4) Conservation and reconstruction of the rural road network; 5) Conservation of ecosystems and natural resources; 6) Civic education communication; 7) Food attention to groups at risk and Food Bank; 8) Mitigations actions for climate change; and 9) Productive projects.
As part of the Crusade Against Hunger, the programme will support actions whose purposes are food access facilitation, such as the operation of Food Banks.