The Local Economic Development Agency (Adel) And the Casa do Rio, Perform in the days 1, 2 e 3 October the second formative stage of the young Rural entrepreneur Program (PJER) in the Amazon. Twenty-six (26) Young Amazonian participate in the program and began in the last month the course of entrepreneurship and Social protagonism.
The first module of the course addressed basic themes, such as entrepreneurship and local development, That are valued by Adel as essential to all young people selected by the PJER, Regardless of their origin, Current condition or interest. They all participate together in the same workshops, Interacting with each other. This initial week allows them to take the first steps in elaborating and maturing their entrepreneurial ideas, taking into account the local reality, their expertise and vocations.
Already in this new cycle, Young people will recapitulate the knowledge learned and begin to work more specific topics according to their realities. Among the knowledge acquired, They become aware of how to elaborate a strategic planning and analyze the market where they want to act. Always focusing on the elaboration of its business projects, They rely on the assistance of tutorials and mentories during the process.
For Fábia Oliveira, Project assistant at Adel who was in Amazonas during the first formative week, The moment was rich in knowledge and learning. The replication of the PJER in Amazonas has been a rewarding opportunity for that region. "Young people are having access to innovative social technology, are being encouraged and begin to see new opportunities that their territory possesses and thus can develop their communities, Generating income and autonomy ", Reports Fábia.
During the meetings, young people exchange experiences with each other, Which contributes to the emergence of new ideas and partnerships. The group formed by Young Amazonian intends to act mainly in the provision of services, In the foldings of ornamentation and decoration, Hotel, Tourism and Beauty. Others intend to invest in the food sector, As, for example, A regional café, A grocery store and a Marmitaria. There are still those who think about investing in the agricultural area, In agroforestry sites, Agricultural Consultancy and Horticulture.
Young Diego Santos believes that the program will help you in deploying your project. "My expectation is that the course can guide me how to invest my capital and how to continue helping other entrepreneurs. We know that it is not easy to be entrepreneurial when we have no experiences and the course will give us the strength, The experience to assemble our own business ", Highlights Diego.
About the project
The PJER is a social technology created in 2009 By Adel that creates opportunities for young people to employ in their own communities. The program has already benefited in Ceará over 3.000 young and consolidates your expansion process this year. In addition to the Amazon, in this second half to entrepreneurial training takes place of Adel PJER in Ceará and Rio Grande do Norte.
The program consists of four (4) components: access to knowledge, oriented credit, Support and protection networks and technologies. Its reapplication in Amazonas results from the partnership signed between Adel and Casa do Rio at the end of 2018.