Economic reintegration program launched for young returned migrants in Chalatenango

In total they will benefit 20 young returned migrants from 18 a 25 years, from the nine municipalities that make up the Association of Cayaguanca Municipalities

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The Savior – The United States Agency for Development (USAID), in conjunction with the International Organization for Migration (OIM) and in coordination with the United States Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), launch a socioeconomic reintegration program for young returned migrants in the department of Chalatenango.

In total they will benefit 20 young returned migrants from 18 a 25 years, from the nine municipalities that make up the Association of Cayaguanca Municipalities (new conception, The Palm, Citalá, Saint Ferdinand, Sweet Name of Mary, San Ignacio, The Queen, Tejutla and Agua Caliente) in the department of Chalatenango.

With an investment of $50,000 Dollars, This initiative aims to contribute to the economic and social reintegration of young returned migrants, through the strengthening of technical capacities, skills for life and professional bonding, and thus facilitate access to job opportunities.

The activity was chaired by the Municipal Mayor of the municipality of La Reina, in the department of Chalatenango, Roberto Lemus; the Director of USAID El Salvador, David Gosney; the Sub-regional Coordinator of the Comprehensive Responses Project on Migration in Central America of IOM, Argentina Santacruz and the Coordinator of the USCRI El Salvador office, Eunice One.