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Vaga Lume Association

Org #16472
Vetted since 2013 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2001
year founded
$240,287
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, Camila Bezerra, Priscila Fonseca, Neide Rocha, Danila Guedes, Sylvia Guimaraes, Fernanda Prado, Pamella Pierna, Thaissa Grossmann, Elisa Villamea, Jean Antony, Mariana Tucci, Severina Soares, Luisa Setton
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

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jun 16, 2022
Engaging the community on a beautiful sunny day.
Dear Donors, Last month on a beautiful Saturday morning, we organized “Caldos e contos” in a library garden in São Paulo. We showcased exactly how our libraries are set up and also...
Jun 3, 2022
Walks of life - Volunteering for Vaga Lume
Dear Donors,  We are able to help  and provide our kids in the communities a better education because of you, and also the support we receive from our volunteers — without both of you...
Feb 11, 2022
Early Childhood Project - Vaga LUme
Since 2001, Vaga Lume has donated more than 153 thousand books to community libraries spreaded throughout the Brazilian Amazon. This is a number that shows us that with the union of people who believe...
 
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