Aware that education is the basis for human development, we provide educational programs to children and young people in the communities where we work. Our performance enhances skills and promotes social inclusion for the exercise of citizenship.
4 Educational Centers
10,000,000 children and young people attend
our educational programs.
23 workshops and professionalizing
84,000,000 hours of classes per year
The Transformation Centers are located in the hinterland of the states of Pernambuco, Alagoas and Ceará. With complete infrastructure, they promote educational and extracurricular activities and professionalizing courses, developing the potential of more than 10,000 children and young people. Many of them still live in isolated villages, in mud houses, but they already see a different future.
Workshops and Activities
- Academic support
- Library and games room
- Dance, music and theatre
- Sport and capoeira
To combat school dropout and social exclusion, we support four regular schools to develop educational programs, administrative and pedagogical activities. We aim to improve the quality of education from Early Childhood Education to Elementary School II. We reform the spaces, qualify teachers, provide food, materials and uniforms. These actions enhance skills and abilities development of more than 1,500 children and young people from the hinterland.
YOUNG PEOPLE IN COLLEGE
To break the cycle of poverty in the hinterland, we invest in the dreams and professional development of our young people with college scholarships. Many students already work in our Transformation Centers and celebrate the first university degree in their families. They are the multipliers of good, capable of transforming their surroundings.
Students who stand out for their performance are prepared to become literacy agents. They bring knowledge in the villages assisted by the Amigos do Bem, once they teach individually children with learning difficulties.
Men and women who have not had the opportunity to study because they live in poor and isolated villages are being literate in our Educational Centers.
Volunteer pedagogues from São Paulo travel monthly to monitor educational activities and train the local team.
The 4 Educational and professional Centers of Amigos do Bem offer complete care to the children and young people.
There are 3,000 m² of built area in each Educational Center, 25 activity rooms, sports courts and playgrounds
2.4 million meals served in schools per year
250,000 km traveled by our school buses per year
Local teachers and educators
120,000 teaching material kits distributed per year
30,000 uniforms supplied per year