This week we celebrate the International Women's Day, we begin the face-to-face activities of the new class of our Rural Young Entrepreneur Program (PJER), with young people from the municipality of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE, e, support of the Municipal Council for the Rights of Children and Adolescents (CMDCA).
This class, in particular, is made up mostly of women who seek to better structure their enterprises, generate more income and sustainability for their families. Throughout this week, they participate in the basic cycle of the Protagonism and Entrepreneurship course on Business and Socio-Environmental Impact.
For our Director of Programs, Aurigele Alves, training young entrepreneurs is always a great joy. "Start this formative process, that week, with a class composed of 70% of women, it's a great opportunity for us to multiply the idea that we women can undertake, occupy decision-making spaces, that we have potential, strength and capacity required to touch enterprises, achieve financial autonomy and the freedom to choose to be able to fulfill our dreams as well"., reinforces Aurigele.
According to the Director, the formation has this perspective of pointing out the opportunities and vocations of the territory in an innovative way, so that together with the local youth, implement solutions and technologies to mitigate hostility and challenges posed by the local demands pointed out.
This pjer class also provides for the stimulus for the creation and development of local productive arrangements (APLs) young people from rural communities, in order to insert its enterprises and activities into value chains in the region.
"This opportunity will greatly contribute to these young people being able to invest in various areas in the. I'm very glad to see that women are the majority here in class, as in the secretariat i work, at Adel, and in various segments of society. We have a female claw to show", says Cleonilda Rodriguez, Executive Secretary of the Social Assistance Councils of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE.
All stages of the PJER's formative process follow the health and safety recommendations to prevent the spread of Covid-19. They are held in airy places, structures that ensure the necessary distancing to maintain the safety of all persons involved in the.
Course Opening Class
The inaugural class of the Protagonism and Business Entrepreneurship and Socio-Environmental Impact Course took place in the training space, at the head of São Gonçalo do Amarante. It was an opportunity to listen to leaders, partners and the ideas of young people. One of the shared projects was the Rebeca Teixeira, 28, who lives in Taíba. The young woman has a virtual store of supplements and intends to expand her shares.
"I have a lot of expectations about the course, i want to learn more and better manage my business. From the course I intend to set up a physical space in my community and invest in the enterprise. I heard about the training on instagram and already guaranteed my registration, is an important opportunity for us young people. When I got here I saw that several girls also saw this", emphasizes Rebeca.
At the event, we count on the presence of Manoel Paiva Son, President of the CMDCA of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE; Cleonilda Rodriguez, Executive Secretary of the Social Assistance Councils of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE; Gilberto Uchôa, Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of Labor and Social Development (STDS) of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE; Monalisa Lima, representative of the Tutelary Council of São Gonçalo do Amarante/CE; e, Adriano Batista, our Executive Director.
"I thank adel's commitment and strength along this path with the CMDCA, in order to realize effective actions of changes in the life trajectory of children, adolescents and young people. That's for us who have a dream, we are filled with our hearts of hope that these effective and experienced actions over the years by Adel can contribute to the development of youth in the territory", points out Manoel Paiva.