President Enrique Peña Nieto declared that one of the pillars of the 2013-2018
National Development Plan is to achieve
an Inclusive Mexico to narrow the social gaps that still exist in the country.
To this end, the government undertook concrete actions to guarantee
social rights for all Mexicans.
In 2013, we
launched the National Crusade against Hunger benefiting 4.5 million people
through different actions.
community kitchens provide meals to children, the elderly and pregnant women or
Through this program, we have managed to reduce the number of people
living in extreme poverty in 20 states.
We transformed the Oportunidades program into the PROSPERA Social
Inclusion Program, expanding its benefits and the number of people supported.
PROSPERA is designed to enable more people to join Mexico’s productive
6.9 million families.
be able to receive college scholarships and job seekers will have priority in
the National Employment Service.
There are 15
productive programs in which poor families can participate.
Senior Citizens have access to a pension.
mothers have Female Head of Household Insurance.
million Mexicans now have access to the Popular Insurance Scheme.