Local residents and labours starting the construct Graca de Deus community Where the library is hosted temporarily Where we have the reading mediations

Vaga Lume Association

Org #16472
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2001
year founded
$39,701
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Vaga Lume Association is a Brazilian non-profit organization founded in 2001 grounded in the belief that investing in people is the best way to transform a reality. Its mission is to create opportunities for cultural exchange by reading, writing and orality, valuing the empowerment of people and rural communities of the Brazilian Legal Amazon region. Vaga Lume works in 99 rural communities (indigenous, riverside, roadside, rural settlement people or quilombolas - Brazilian with African descent) of 22 municipalities in the Brazilian Legal Amazon region, which encompasses nine federal states (Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Rondonia, Roraima and Tocantins), occupies 59% of ... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Info Info
Info Info
Jessica Kibrit
Jessica Kibrit
Lia Jamra
Lia Jamra
Team
Aline Calahani, Andre Nascimento, Cristiana Leao, Janiele Silva, Lia Jamra, Lohana Gomes, Janiele Pereira, Marcia Lica, Maria Julia Barbosa, Priscila Fonseca, Rodrigo Zanella, Severina Soares, Sylvia Guimaraes, Tamires Tanaka, Tatiane Morbi
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+551130326032

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0406101260
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+551130326032

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0406101260

Project Reports

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May 9, 2019
The dream library is becoming real
Graça de Deus is one of the dozen of ‘quilombola’ communities in Mirinzal, in the state of Maranhao. Quilombola people are descendants of slaves who escaped Brazil's...
Mar 26, 2019
First year's expedition in the Amazon!
We set off for a 4-hour trip from São Paulo to Manaus, in the state of Amazonas, where we took a boat in Rio Negro toward Barcelos for thirteen more hours. In Barcelos, we got a recreio, a...
Feb 27, 2019
Vaga Lume receives the Human Rights Award
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was created 70 years ago to promote peace, democracy and strengthen the common rights to all peoples and Nations. In honor of the anniversary of this...
 
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