“Providence School” is a project of the Associação Filhas de Santa Maria da Providência, offering a standard school environment to 270 boys and girls from disadvantaged areas in the city of Santa Maria.
Fundación MAPFRE has been collaborating on projects in Brazil for several years, now with a total of 23 nation-wide projects. Brazil is the largest country of South America with an area of nearly half that of the continent. Its economy is the most thriving of the region. Brazilian society is diverse, as it is made up of descendants of Europeans, Indigenous peoples, Americans, Africans and Asians. This mix makes it one of the most culturally rich countries, by way of a richness expressed fundamentally in its music.
The Fundación Fe y Alegría Brasil has developed the “Grow up to Be — Education, Citizenship and Culture” project to work to improve the level of human development of 1,600 boys, girls and adolescents.
This project of the Brazilian International Plan aims to achieve a school environment free of bullying and gender inequality in the State of Maranhão, by promoting the values of solidarity, commitment to each other, respect and dignity.
The Ciranda Institute provides quality musical education to 1,500 children and young people in the outlying neighborhoods of the state of Mato Grosso. Thanks to this initiative, they receive training, instruments, uniforms and study material.
Acaia Pantanal offers education and social and health care support to 60 children under the age of 14 and to intellectually disabled people at this school in Corumbá (Mato Grosso do Sul).
The Fundación Real Madrid and Misiones Salesianas run a school fostering social and sporting values in São Paulo which look after 160 boys and girls and young people, between 5 and 17 years old, who come from deprived areas and who are at risk of marginalization.
The Associação de Apoio a Criança e ao Adolescente offers educational, social and nutritional support at the Casa dos Girassóis in the city of Piraguara, to 241 children who live in disadvantaged environments.
The “Aquatic Physiotherapy” project of the Associação de Assistência à Criança Deficiente (AACD) makes it possible for 200 people with physical disabilities and of limited financial means to have access to medical treatments.
The Instituto da Infãncia (IFAN) and Fundación MAPFRE, are together carrying out the project “Playgrounds” in rural areas in the northeast of Brazil where they promote the participation of 400 children and their families through play.
The Social and Environmental Promotion Advanced Studies Center (CEAPS) promotes learning opportunities among children and young people from the riverside communities of the Amazon, through activities offered as a complement to school.
The “Alfabetizaçao em Destaque” project, developed by the Centro de Promoção Social Bororé, focuses on promoting socio-educational activities as a complement to school, for 210 children under the age of 14 in the city of Socorro Capilla.
The “Semear” project offers psychosocial and educational counseling to children and adolescents between five and twelve years of age who live in situations of risk of social exclusion, in the district of Morumbi in the city of São Paulo.
The “Education for the children of Mano Amiga School” offers personalized education to 440 boys, girls and young people from the Sierra de Itapeceira, helping them break out of the circle of poverty and training them in equal opportunities.
The “Popular community education and family and community development” project of Fundación Fe y Alegría de Brasil, makes an impact on the lives of 260 residents of the municipality by working in the areas of education, health, nutrition and access to employment.
Thanks to a project of foster care, 21 children and young people can grow and continue their educational and personal development in three of the shelters of the association Aldeias Infantis SOS Brazil.
The “Programa Crianças e Adolescentes,” carried out in collaboration with Fundación MAPFRE by the Liga das Senhoras Católicas de São Paulo association, actively contributes to improving the quality of education of up to 480 children and adolescents who reside in this Brazilian city.
Ação Comunitária carries out the “Crê-Ser – Educación Complementaria” Project with the aim of developing and improving the cognitive, personal, social and productive skills of children and adolescents between six and fourteen years of age.
The Associação de Combate à Desnutrição takes care of 600 children with nutritional problems in the poorest neighborhoods in the city of Maceio through its Center for Recuperation and Nutritional Education (CREN).
The Movimiento Pró-Criança (Pro-Child Movement) is carrying out the “Promotion of Rights to Improve the Quality of Children and Young Adults” project.
The main objective of the “Vaga Lume Expedition” project, which benefits 11,500 people, is to promote access to books and reading among children, young adults and adults in the most isolated communities of 23 municipalities of the Brazilian Amazon.
Fundación FC Barcelona is developing “FutbolNet Brasil”, a project for education of sound values through the playing of soccer, which aims to involve 2,900 young people in the cities of Praia Grande and Río de Janeiro.