Unemployment Relief Programme
The URP is a temporary employment program, which seeks to benefit the vulnerable unemployed through their remunerated participation in works of community interest. In addition, recipients receive job training in order to facilitate their return to the labor market.
|Country||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Classification||Labor market and wages|
Promote human development through initiatives to improve skills, especially in vulnerable communities.
|Components and/or products||
The program provides opportunities for short-term employment in vulnerable communities, focusing on improving physical and social infrastructure.
The program includes training and skills upgrading opportunities for individual beneficiaries of the program, particularly single mothers of children with cerebral palsy.
|Geographical coverage||Urbano y rural|
2014: TTD$572,518,625 (USD$88,343,200)
2015 (estimated): TTD$717,500,000 (USD$110,731,000)
|Executing organism||Ministry of Social Development and Family Services|
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