A public-private partnership between an American mining company Freeport-McMoRan and the Solidarity and Social Investment Fund ,dug) Through the Dream Builder program, free of charge and online, will support women who want to grow or strengthen a business,
It aims for women to strengthen their economic independence, improve their quality of life and explore new opportunities for job development.
according to what was reported The program is targeted towards women who applied to Fosis Entrepreneurship programs But for some reason he was not selected. This process will be supported by Dreambuilder Program Team Who will train civil service personnel as monitors of the training monitoring process. In the first phase, the program will be implemented in the communes of Calama, Tocopilla and Santiago.
Francisco Constable, Vice President of Business Development and Administration for Freeport-McMoRan Americas noted that, “Today there are approximately 9,000 women in Chile who can be proud to have undergone this training program and to be part of this Dreambuilder women’s network.,
“With this tie-up, we wish many more people to explore new opportunities for their future as our presence in the country will grow exponentially thanks to Fossis,” he added.
A public-private partnership
He Nicolas Navarrete Hernandez, National Director of FOCIS insisted that “to Public-private partnerships like the one we signed with Freeport-McMoRan allow us to expand our program offerings and provide more people with better opportunities to escape poverty through our ventures., For us, like Fosis, it is very important that private parties get involved, because overcoming poverty and social vulnerability is a task that we all must do.
as he revealed DreamBuilder is a training and certification program sponsored by Freeport-McMoRan and created in partnership with the Thunderbird School of Business at the University of Arizona (America).
program, which includes 13 courses of total 30 hours, teaches participants how to run a business. In this way, they are helped to build their dreams through training and skills to build and grow successful businesses.
Currently, Freeport-McMoRan has alliances with public organizations such as the Ministry of Women and Gender Equality, SernameEG, Sercotec, Prodemu, and various municipalities with a presence in all regions.