Strengthening of the productive economic organizations of migrant women in Districts 6 and 7 of Sucre

Bolivia

Justification

Low levels of nutrition persist in immigrant families in districts 6 and 7, especially in vulnerable groups, children under 5 and pregnant women, although due to the intervention of projects, rural families have increased somewhat Their income, but they have not diversified their diet, that is, they have not valued the quality of the food they eat.

On the other hand, the political and community participation of the women of these neighborhoods is barely being known, having to work hard on the cultural aspects rooted in rural families, which allows men to always be the representative of the family in any activity of the community. community or neighborhood.

The project is relevant because the actions are aimed at:

– Guarantee the access and use of the food obtained by the improved income and the production of their vegetables.

– Involve peasant women producers in the production and marketing links, bearing in mind that they already have experience in production.

– The women’s rural economic organizations are actors that generate proposals and changes within their municipalities.

Location

Districts 6 and 7 of Sucre (Department of Chuquisaca)

Local Partner

IPTK (Tomás Katari Polytechnic Institute)

Goals

General Objective: Contribute to reduce poverty and malnutrition of families of migrant peasant women in districts 6 and 7.

Specific Objective: Migrant women from districts 6 and 7 of Sucre improve their production and marketing levels.

Leading population

(505 women and 25 organizations).

Project duration

Budget

Financing

Navarre Government and TAUfundazioa

Activities:

  • A1.1: Advise economic organizations in the processing of their legal status, business card or NIT and the development of rules and regulations.
  • A1.2: Train managers of economic organizations in information management, micro business management and resource leverage.
  • A1.3: Provide technical assistance to economic organizations in formulating municipal demand, managing and monitoring projects.
  • A1.4: Participate in productive artisan fairs.
  • A2.1: Support and advise on the improvement of its production centers and products
  • A2.2: Training and advice in the maintenance of your equipment and productive infrastructure
  • A2.3: Provide technical assistance and support to production and marketing processes.
  • A2.4: Exchanges of experience between productive economic organizations.
  • A3.1: Train peasant women and their families on the nutritional value of food, improvement of food practices, preparation and use of food.
  • A3.2: Technical assistance and support for training processes
  • A4.1: Strengthening and training of women’s centers
  • A4.2: Training workshop for leadership training
  • A4.3: Training and updating of personnel
  • A4.4: Evaluate and monitor the project