CEMINA (Com., Edu. and Info. and Adaptation)

CEMINA ( Communication, Education, Information and Adaptation) is a not- for- profit organization founded in 1990 to empower women and communities through the use of the radio. Over the years CEMINA has created 400 women's radio programs and has been awarded with various prizes. The radio model, created by CEMINA, is considered a social technology and has been disseminated not only in Brazil but in other countries as well. Since 2007, CEMINA has shifted its focus from radio to the capacity building for social start ups and education for adaptation to climate change. One of its main projects is Adapta Sertao ( www.adaptasertao.net) which aim is to develop a social technology that benefits t...

Planting Kale in the Garden

Planting Kale in the Garden
The environmental education program at SINAL do Vale operates a large demonstration garden where children can learn how to plant and take care of vegetables. (view small | med | large | orig)

View of the Atlantic Rainforest

View of the Atlantic Rainforest
Chlidren view the forest in the distance and prepare the earth for planting. All of the trees were native species to the local rainforest. (view small | med | large | orig)

Local Children Planting Trees

Local Children Planting Trees
Children at the local Santo Antonio school participated in planting trees to help rejuvinate the Mata Atlantica rainforest during SINAL Environmental Eduacation Week. (view small | med | large | orig)

Valley of the Green Angels

Valley of the Green Angels
SINAL do Vale held a week of environmental education for local children in the town of Santo Antonio. Topics of learning included planting trees and learning about the local ecosystem. (view small | med | large | orig)

Cinderella Theatre Production!

Cinderella Theatre Production!
Photo from Progress Report 'Diversity of Activities for Youth' (view small | med | large | orig)
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