Last updated: 15/12/2020
Objectifs du programme

Progredir is a set of actions of the federal government to promote autonomy, through the generation of employment and income, of families enrolled in the Single Registry for Social Programs of the Federal Government and beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família Program. The plan gathers professional qualification, support to entrepreneurship and referral to the labor market, in order to contribute to strengthen individual capacities and generate socioeconomic independence. Progredir is based on the coordination of public and private partners’ productive inclusion programs. It is built upon an information system that promotes the cooperation of all actors involved, from policymakers to participants. 


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i) Professional education: Vocational courses and workshops chosen after productive sector surveys. And in addition matching education, skills, and jobs. The main aim is to obtain better outcomes in the labour market and therefore, the offered courses are expected to meet the enterprises needs. The training includes courses on Digital Inclusion, Pronatec courses and Financial Training. (“Programa Futuro na Mão” is a program example). ii) Job offers: Mediation between private sector job offers and candidates in order to shorten the distance between productive sector opportunities and low-income population. Monitoring labor market performance of the “Progredir” target public. Lastly, labor market monitoring provides very useful information for determining “Progredir”’s professional education supply. iii) Entrepreneurship support: It includes: management assistance and courses, financial education, microcredits, reduction of financial inclusion’s gap. Moreover, participation in “Programa Microcrédito Productivo Orientado” (loan up to 15.000 reales aimed at business owners with low incomes who want to improve, expand or set up a business) is offered as well as the consolidation of business trades through the program: Microemprendedor individual (MEI).
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“Progredir” actions prioritize the most vulnerable Brazilian population, namely the people registered in the Unified Registry (approximately the 40% poorest of the Brazilian population) and Bolsa Familia's participants.
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