Puerto Vallarta launches second year of ‘Mano con Mano’

In order to assist some unemployed residents of Puerto Vallarta, the temporary employment program “Mano con Mano” has launched for its second year.

The head of the Labor and Social Security Secretariat (STPS) of Jalisco, Tom Figueroa Padilla, announced there will be a 20% increase of beneficiaries this year, “we will employ 100 people, who will carry out community service work, and receive payment of $160 pesos per day,” said the Secretariat.

The main activities to be carried out in Vallarta will be rehabilitation of the Historical Center, with the renovation of paintings on facades and beacons of the streets, patching and the cleaning of public spaces, through the maintenance of parks, green areas and public squares.

During 2016, the “Mano con Mano” program was implemented in 54 municipalities of the state, with an investment of $80 million pesos, and helped the economic situation of 8,450 families.

This year the goal is to increase the number of people offered temporary employment to 10,000 statewide in 65 municipalities.

Director of the National Employment Service Jalisco, Gilberto Ortega Valdés, said those who wish to participate in this program should register at the UNIRSE facilities, located at Avenida Grandes Lagos, number 236 building A, Fluvial Vallarta. on April 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

That the requirements are: Currently be unemployed and at least 18 years of age, two copies of official identification, two copies of proof of residence not exceeding three months and a photograph.

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