PROJECT FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE QUALITY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION IN CESAR
This project is done in alliance with the National Education Ministry and the State Department for Social Prosperity - DPS, it seeks the improvement of 100% of the educational institutions of our direct influence area, with coverage of approximately 18,000 students. The objective of this project (designated as a National Pilot by the Ministry is to improve the ranking of the schools of the area to produce outstanding high school graduates that have access to the best study opportunities available
ENVIRONMENTAL SCHOOL PROJECTS - PRAE
The Prodeco Group in order to support the creation of an environmental culture that allows communities in their area of influence have a better understanding and proper management of its environmental impacts, since 2012 put into motion the Environmental School Projects (PRAE) in 15 educational institutions located on the direct influence areas of our mines in Cesar and of the port in Magdalena, benefiting 20,000 students.
PRAE was created in 1994 by Decree 1743, which was established the National Environmental Education Project for all the levels of formal education, so the educational institutions take part in the formulation and implementation of an environmental improvement plan for their environment.
ARTS AND CRAFTS’ JOBS TRAINING PROGRAM
The purpose of this project is the training of young people from the area of influence in Arts and Crafts that are sustainable beyond the future closure of the mine. Training programs are at a technical level and with short and semi – short courses as well as supplementary courses, in which they will receive the materials and advice for the creation and strengthening of productive units. It is coordinated with the Sena so the arts and crafts re those with the better forecast in terms of generation of income