Lanzaderas de Empleo

This programme facilitates a peer-to-peer support system of heterogeneous teams of unemployed people who, working through commitment and solidarity, reinforce their skills, generate collective knowledge, become visible and collaborate in the pursuit of a common goal: to obtain employment or self-employment.

Spain
Impact indicators

Outputs:

  • Since the programme was launched in 2013 until May 2017, 362 Employment Shuttles were set up throughout Spain, reaching more than 7,000 unemployed people.

 

Impacts:

  • More than 50% of participants found employment, launched an entrepreneurial initiative or entered the educational /training system after the programme.

  • According to a study by Fundación Telefónica, participants in the Employment Shuttles obtain better, longer and more satisfactory job contracts than other unemployed people in Spain.

Entrepreneur

José María Pérez "Peridis", Fundación Santa María la Real del Patrimonio Histórico.
This Works Summit by Ashoka (2016). Gran Cruz de la Orden Civil, Spanish Government (2016). Senior social entrepreneur of the Ashoka network (2008).