The initiative has begun with a group of friends who offered emergencial care to families from the semi-arid Northeast at Christmas time. This action has become a work of transformation, with numerous self-sustaining and educational projects which nowadays embrace the lives of over 60.000 people in the states of Alagoas, Pernambuco and Ceará. Amigos do Bem works in several areas in order to promote effective transformation in the lives of thousands of people.
Promoting local development and social inclusion able to eliminate hunger and poverty through educational activities and sustainable projects.
A future without hunger or misery at Brazilian Semi-arid Northeast.
Every human being is able to develop himself satisfactorily, once he had received the resources and favorable conditions to it.
" My visit to the Transformation Centers of Inajá and Catimbau in Pernambuco was, in fact, transforming. There I witnessed the colossal force of thousands of volunteers who are doing everything they can. "
Guilherme Peirão Leal – Presidente/Fundador da Natura
" We are very honored to participate and support Amigos do Bem. The dedication and joy of the volunteers who, with much happiness, we transport for the Villages of Amigos do Bem, remind us that we can do more for others. "
Marco Antônio Bologna – CEO Banco Fator
" Clearly, Alcione has in the center of her life the purpose of changing lives in the northeastern hinterland through Amigos do Bem. This transformation requires courage of all people. It depends on us. What are we waiting for? "
Hector Nunez – CEO Ri Happy/PBkids