Vaga Lume's first trip to the Brazilian Amazon Vaga Lume's founders: Sylvia, Lais, and Fofa Provide Quality Education to 15000 Amazon Children Children from Menino Deus receiving the Playbook

Vaga Lume Association

Org #16472
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2001
year founded
$234,029
raised on GlobalGiving
8
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Vaga Lume (firefly, in Portuguese) is a Brazilian nonprofit organization created in 2001 to empower children within rural communities of the Amazon by fostering literacy and operating community libraries as knowledge sharing spaces. Over this 20 years, we have helped over 25,000 children to pursue bigger dreams, respect cultural diversity and treasure their own identity. Our work takes place in the Amazon, one of the most important regions of the world, not only in terms of cultural and environmental diversity, but also in terms of area and population. It encompasses 9 countries, 33 million inhabitants and it is the home of 385 different indigenous ethnic groups. However, in the region lie... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Info Info
Info Info
Lia Jamra
Lia Jamra
Fernanda Prado
Fernanda Prado
Team
Aline Calahani, Andre Nascimento, Cristiana Leao, Thais Nascimento, Lia Jamra, Lohana Gomes, Rafael Sasso, Marcia Lica, Maria Julia Barbosa, Priscila Fonseca, Neide Rocha, Danila Guedes, Sylvia Guimaraes, Fernanda Prado, Pamella Pierna, Thaissa Grossmann, Elisa Villamea, Jean Antony, Mariana Tucci
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+5511971501662
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+5511971501662

Project Reports

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Oct 15, 2021
Associacao Vaga Lume celebrates 20 years!
The project started with a visit by the founders to the Brazilian Amazon and has already impacted over than 100,000 children. Through a cultural experience, a trip to the giant Amazon, the group of...
Jun 18, 2021
Vaga Lume Events: the Amazon closer to you
In recent months, Vaga Lume held two meetings to get closer to those who live in rural communities and municipalities in the Brazilian Amazon. A tradition in the Net Program since 2015, the...
Apr 19, 2021
Activity Playbooks to continue learning
One of Vaga Lume's innovations for 2021 was the donation of pedagogical materialfor children who have limited access to educational activities due to the pandemic scenario. The playbooks made by Vaga...
 
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