IC selects social initiatives aimed at the care of children, adolescents and adults in situations of social vulnerability in the states of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.
In each one of our initiatives, we list the Sustainable Development Goals – SDGs, which are a global agenda adopted during the United Nations Summit on Sustainable Development in September 2015 composed of 17 goals and 169 goals to be achieved by 2030.
This agenda represents a universal call to action in the areas of poverty eradication, food security, agriculture, health, education, gender equality, inequality reduction, energy, water and sanitation, sustainable patterns of production and consumption, climate change, sustainable cities, protection and sustainable use of oceans and terrestrial ecosystems, inclusive economic growth, infrastructure, industrialization, among others.
AMUGUE - COMAC
Located in Petropolis, a mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro,
The project is developed by COMAC – Municipal Commission for Community Action –to provide psychosocial and legal assistance to women whose relatives were arrested. Currently it serves 500 women.
Location: Petrópolis, RJ
ASSOCIATION OF CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT SUPPORT
NOSSA TURMA (OUR CLASS)
Nossa Turma is a non-profit organization, located within CEAGESP, Sao Paulo. Since 1998 it serves 265 children, adolescents and adults in the surrounding communities in activities mainly steered towards education.
Location: Vila Leopoldina, São Paulo-SP
GAMBOA AÇÃO (GAMBOA ACTION)
The Gamboa Ação Institution has as goal to capacitate 60 children and adolescents between 4-18 years old turning them into free, productive, socially integrated and responsible individuals.
Location: Rio de Janeiro, RJ
FUTURO BOM (GOOD FUTURE) INSTITUTE
Futuro Bom develops sports activities in socially vulnerable communities, working with more than 300 low income young people, through projects named ‘Tennis in School’ and ‘Princess´Cups’. The goal is to reduce urban violence and social inequality.
Location: Vidigal, Rio de Janeiro-RJ
LAR SANTA CATARINA (SANTA CATARINA HOME)
The project welcomes 36 people with severe physical and mental disabilities. Its goal is to promote health and citizenship guidelines, besides guaranteeing their rights to education and leisure.
Location: Petrópolis, RJ
SEMENTE DO AMANHÃ (SEED OF TOMORROW)
The Project Semente do Amanhã has rescued 80 children and adolescents between 4-17 years old through art, sports, culture, education and citizenship.
Location: Vila Aliança / Bangu – Rio de Janeiro, RJ
SOM DA VILA (SOUNDS OF THE VILLAGE)
The project serves 60 children and adolescents between 7-17 years old in the Educational Association Francisca Nubiana, promoting musical education.
Location: São João de Meriti, RJ