Training of small rural entrepreneurs

Training for entrepreneurs and rural development

  • Local partner: FUNDAP
  • Duration: January 2008 – December 2010
  • Budget: 439,000 Euros
  • Funder: Diputación de Albacete
  • Beneficiaries: 1380

Construction and furnishing of two Integral Education Centres, called Ija’ (“seed”), in the provinces Quetztaltenango and Suchitepéquez. Each centre provides technical training – without requiring previous academic education – in nutrition, services and textile. On the other hand, it offers formal education: primary and basic education and high school. The purpose of those courses is to incidence the labour market and to allow a quick entry in a workplace, also through self-employment.