(PDF) July 2007 Estatistics (Spanish)
The objective of the Robinson Mission is
to eradicate illiteracy, by applying programs that facilitate the
access to education for all Venezuelans in different levels. This
mission uses an innovative pedagogical audiovisual system to provide
for a better learning experience.
Robinson II Mission
The foundation of this program is to provide
the Venezuelan people with the opportunity to pass the sixth grade
of primary education, with the goal of consolidating the knowledge
acquired during the literacy teaching and providing various training
models to conduct diverse skilled labor. This mission uses a method
called "I can keep going", which consists in using televisions,
audio and supporting brochures, with the guidance of a facilitator
that conducts the teaching experience in groups of 15 participants.
Ribas Mission has the goal of helping every
person that has been unable to complete High School, benefiting
the citizens that, regardless of age, still want to complete their
secondary education. This mission provides the future graduates
with the education needed to address the problems of their communities
and to participate in the development of the national production
apparatus. This mission has the logistic support of the President
of PDVSA and the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
This is an initiative from the Venezuelan
State and the Bolivarian Government which main objective is to promote
institutional synergy and community participation, to guarantee
that every high school graduate can have access to a college education
and transform the conditions of those excluded from the higher education
Barrio Adentro Mission
This mission's general objective is to guarantee
that the excluded population can have access to health services,
by using a comprehensive health management model geared towards
achieving a better standard of living with the creation of medical
centers and popular clinics as well as "the people's hospitals"
among communities that have limited access to health coverage. This
mission provides prescription drugs, dental coverage and optical
services free of charge.
Barrio Adentro II
The objective of this mission is
to create a Center for Integral Diagnosis, with facilities that
are conditioned with basic equipment to conduct diagnosis: X rays
machines, electrocardiogram machines, ultrasounds, and laboratories,
among others. These centers guarantee medial emergency assistance
and basic diagnosis studies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Barrio Adentro III
The objective of this mission is to strengthen
the third level of assistance as part of the National Public Health
System. It encompasses the modernization of the public hospitals'
network that belong to the Ministry of Health, the Governor's Offices,
the IVSS (Venezuelan Social Security Institute), PDVSA (Petroleos
de Venezuela), the Military Health System and IPASME (Institute
for the Prevention and Social Assistance for the Employees of the
Ministry of Education and Sports). This mission has an integral
goal that includes: modernizing and updating medical technology,
changing the model of assistance, restructuring the management model
from which synergy can be promoted, promoting community participation
and constructing new hospitals to guarantee access to medical attention
for all citizens in order to transform the conditions of the population
that has been excluded from the medical sub-system.
mission performs free eye surgeries for low-income citizens. It
started in July 2004 as an agreement signed between Cuba and Venezuela.
At the beginning only Venezuelan patients were serviced, but now
it has been extended to other Latin American countries. The types
of operations conducted include: cataracts, pterigión and
The objective of this mission is to guarantee
Venezuelans access to good nutrition, in a timely and efficient
manner, by using a synergic commercial and social food distribution
network that can reach the less-favored sectors of the population.
The Agricultural Supply and Services Corporation (CASA in Spanish),
Food Markets (MERCAL in Spanish), the Foundation of Strategic Food
Programs (FUNDAPROAL in Spanish), Café Venezuela, and the
recently incorporated Office of the Superintendent of Silos form
this network; all of which are fundamental entities conducting this
mission's works. The Alimentacion
Mission is part of a government policy influenced by the new socialism.
For this reason it incorporates small businesses and cooperatives
as suppliers for the CASA Corporation and the MERCAL network, stimulating
both the generation of new sources of employment and local production.
Vuelvan Caras Mission
mission was created to eradicate poverty by fighting unemployment.
The government has had to implement employment programs that have
included the creation of cooperatives for specific activities. With
this mission, opportunities have been granted for millions of unemployed
citizens to develop skills in various areas of production and services,
providing paid training for productive employment. Additionally
access to credit and employment opportunities in the public sector
have been facilitated.
This mission addresses housing needs, providing
solutions not only in terms of the construction area but also for
the comprehensive development of habitats by building integral urban
areas that could have access to services ranging from health to
education. Among its main objectives is the evaluation of the land
to be used for the construction of Housing Centers for Endogenous
This is an initiative to address the needs
of the indigenous peoples and communities, respecting and promoting
their social, political, economical and cultural organization as
well as their costumes, languages, religions, habitat and original
rights to the ancestral lands that they traditionally occupy and
that are needed to develop and guarantee their lifestyles as demanded
by the Constitution. One of the Mission's essential responsibilities
is to guarantee agricultural food security and provide a harmonious
and sustainable development for these communities, framed in the
visions of ethnical development.
Mission hopes to reorganize the ownership and use of agricultural
unused lands for eradicating latifundiums. This is a constitutional
guideline framed within the transformation process that Venezuela
is experiencing, to reach equality and social equity fulfilling
Article 307 of the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Mission was created to provide the small mining industry with five
axis contemplated in the Nation's Social and Economic Development
Plan (Economic, Social, Political, Territorial and International),
without altering the environmental equilibrium. This policy aims
at transforming the old production relations, to put an end to the
appropriation of the most productive mining areas by transnational
companies and to also put an end to the plundering of our national
resources and tax evasion.
Identidad Mission was created to fulfill the mandate of the Constitution
of granting the right to exist to thousands of forgotten Venezuelans,
by an identification national plan that brought identities to residents
of excluded and judicially undefended sectors that had been denied
of this right, such as: low income areas, rural areas, and indigenous
goal of this social program is centered fundamentally in the organization,
recruitment, control, and retraining of the reserves of the National
Armed Force (FAN in Spanish), in order to contribute with the security
and integrity of the geographic space of the Bolivarian Republic
of Venezuela. This objective is achieved by defending the military,
the cooperation in the maintenance of the internal order and the
active participation in the national development, all framed in
a new real model of development and social justice.
The Cultura Mission Foundation, which is
ascribed to the Ministry of Culture, was created as an alternative
for reinforcing the national identity of citizens in the Venezuelan
territory. This initiative is framed in the process of decentralizing,
democratizing and broadening the Venezuelan culture, with the goal
of providing academic and employment alternatives for the population.
mission is created with the objective of recuperating the green
areas and forests, as well as providing a shelter for animal species
and the conservation of lands and rivers. It is oriented to promoting
the communities' participation in a leading role in the construction
of a new model of development founded on the recuperation, conservation
and sustainable use of forests for the improvement of their well
Negra Hipólita Mission
is directed to fighting exclusion as well as supporting every street
child that suffers from a sudden attack from poverty. Negra Hipolita
Mission has the goal of coordinating and promoting everything related
to providing full attention to every child, teenager, adult, handicapped
person, and senior citizen that lives in the streets under extreme
poverty. Protection committees and community organizations, that
diagnose every specific social situation nationwide, guarantee the
functioning of this mission.
It promotes the massive incorporation and
articulation of social and institutional actors by economic, social,
academic and political networks for the intensive and extensive
use of the knowledge related to the endogenous development and Latin
American integration. This program promotes interaction among the
country's productive sectors, stimulating the socialization of knowledge
for unifying efforts and consolidating the strategic guidelines
for the creation of a new economic and productive system.
Madres del Barrio Mission
del Barrio Mission has the goal of supporting needing housewives
and their families, so they can overcome extreme poverty and prepare
to defeat poverty in their communities by incorporating social programs
and missions, promoting support within the community and providing
a financial allowance.