Programma 2121 has been recognized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as an international best practice.​

"The opportunity to learn and work that is offered to prisoners by projects such as Programma 2121, helps to break a chain of poverty and marginalization, contributing significantly to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals enshrined by the United Nations."​

Flavio Mirella, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

"The experience was very good, this is perhaps one of the most significant experiences in my life... it opened my eyes to so many things I was not aware of, it enriched me very much".

Programma 2121 Trainee

Minimum 6 months internship
51 internships
644 hours of safety training and 456 hours of soft-skills training
AU$ 3,526,000 million of social value created​

Programma 2121 has a positive impact on:

  • Improved self-esteem;​
  • Feeling of dignity;
  • ​Increased aspirations;​
  • Improved financial position;​
  • Improved family relationships;​
  • Increased hope;
  • Increased quality of life;​
  • Increased social connections
  • Improved financial position;​
  • ​ Improved family relationships
  • Cost savings from reduced offending
Wider sector
  • Increased inclusiveness in hiring process​;
  • Improved knowledge about effective offender programs
    "The positive experience we are living and the belief in the values that the Programma 2121 expresses has led us to extend the project to other structures and to involve other men and women to be included in our team"​

    Programma 2121 Participating Company