“Occupational Health Program”

Where
Mexico
When
2016
Who
National Fund for the Development of Arts and Crafts (FONART) , institution of the social development sector.
Key objectives of the measure:

This program, aims to carry out activities that have the objective of reducing the number of illnesses and accidents derived from crafts’ production and promote a healthy lifestyle and working environments.

Scope of the measure:
National
Nature of the measure:
institutional
Main feature of the measure:

The request for support to the previously mentioned fund is done in an individual and yearly manner. The amount granted can be as much as $15,000.00 MXN, which the craftsmen/women should use to buy clothes, accessories, and equipment that help improve their physical wellbeing; alternatively, the sum received can be used to offer workshops which promote a preventive health culture.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Raise the standard of living of all those artisans and women who find themselves below the poverty line, and indigenous groups as well.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

The Fund invested $167,799,302.30 MXN from 2012 to 2015.

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

In 2014-2015, 48,099 artisans were supported.

Indicators used to determine impact:
Total number of beneficiaries.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Design
Cultural Value Chain
Creation