Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative Announces Training and Certification Program for 5,000 construction workers in Colombia


New York, NY – July 11, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative (CGSGI) announced today the signing of agreements with SENA and CAMACOL Bogotá and Cundinamarca (CAMACOL B&C) that establish the first on-site job training and certification program for construction workers in Colombia. CGSGI will develop a portable, on-site training facility in the Ciudad Verde (“Green City”) low-income housing development in Soacha, Cundinamarca, near Bogotá, the capital of Colombia to offer free training and certification for 5,000 construction workers. The on-site training program will utilize courses developed by SENA, the National Learning Service of Colombia, and trainees will be evaluated by CAMACOL B&C, the Colombian Chamber of Construction. Workers will receive certifications from SENA for the competencies in which they have been trained.

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