SALVEASERRA. Grupo Prot. Amb. Serra da Concordia

SALVEASERRA Our mission is to spread awareness and knowledge of environmental conservation and sustainable development with agroforestry farming techniques, to help rural rehabilitation of very low producing areas and to maintain farmers and their families living and working in their lands. This can be achieved with the introduction of a system of land occupation holistic, self-sustainable, organic, biological, renewable and permanent, balanced with the environment and the economic use of natural resources. As mission we have also to spread the concepts of citizenship and better education in order to achieve superior earnings and quality of life.

SALVEASERRA. Grupo Prot. Amb. Serra da Concordia
Rua Paulino de Aquino, 336. Bairro Torres Homem
Valenca, Rio de Janeiro 27600-000
Brazil
55212424524864

Director

Roberto Lamego

Board of Directors

Roberto Lamego,Katya Moraes,Paulo Lamego,Cyrene Baptista,Claudia Cosati

Project Leaders

Roberto Lamego

Mission

SALVEASERRA Our mission is to spread awareness and knowledge of environmental conservation and sustainable development with agroforestry farming techniques, to help rural rehabilitation of very low producing areas and to maintain farmers and their families living and working in their lands. This can be achieved with the introduction of a system of land occupation holistic, self-sustainable, organic, biological, renewable and permanent, balanced with the environment and the economic use of natural resources. As mission we have also to spread the concepts of citizenship and better education in order to achieve superior earnings and quality of life.

Programs

SALVEASERRA, Concordia Mountains Environment Protection Group has two projects. 1 - "Trees and Education Protect the Atlantic Rainforest" with two streams which are the Educational, with the "Day in the Forest" ecological trekking, for schools and groups that come to visit our Atlantic Rainforest protection area and the Agroforestry Project created in 1995 to demonstrate the use of the agroforestry systems planting methods and to teach and train students and farmers in these technologies, showing them how to obtain a better nature minded way of living, improving sustenance and offering more lasting and profitable agricultural results. 2 - "Vegetable Gardens for Families in Brazil" project takes us back to the communities, where we bring information on several environmental, educational and citizenship issues, trying to develop a local environmental consciousness, knowing that more aware citizens will surely contribute to protect local environment. We also promote courses and training, helping to capacitate and organize local residents to find new green opportunities and jobs. The home vegetable garden part of the project, aid them to produce locally fresh, healthy vegetables in community gardens or individual families gardens and fruit and other useful plants at houses backyards, trimming old fruit trees and planting and introducing new ones and new species.

Statistics on SALVEASERRA. Grupo Prot. Amb. Serra da Concordia

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2010: $17,000
  • Annual Budget for 2005: $15,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $17,000
  • Other funding sources: Personal funding by Roberto Lamego. SALVEASERRA has plans to have other funds through Environmental Education Visiting Programs and tourists, students, Bird Watchers in our Wildlife Sanctuary and other projects with other partners..
  • Religious Affiliation: none
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