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Vaga Lume Association

Org #16472
Vetted since 2013 Top Ranked Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2001
year founded
$444,753
raised on GlobalGiving
10
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
Debora Manzano
Debora Manzano
Info Info
Info Info
Lia Jamra
Lia Jamra
Fernanda Prado
Fernanda Prado
Team
Andre Nascimento, Cristiana Leao, Lia Jamra, Lohana Gomes, Priscila Fonseca, Neide Rocha, Debora Manzano, Sylvia Guimaraes, Fernanda Prado, Pamella Pierna, Jean Antony, Felipe Cincinato, Severina Soares, Lucas Brito, Michelle Soares, Sara Silas, Nathalia Flores, Bianca Fasano, Denise Crescentino, Gabriela Faustino, Itaciara Dias, Suelen Araujo, Lohana Gomes
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+55 11 93284-5720
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+55 11 93284-5720

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:

Vaga Lume is connecting its roots with the world

By Debora Manzano | Relationship Analyst

- Vaga Lume association attends international event in Washington, DC Our colleagues from Vaga Lume attended REACH to Forest, an international festival that took place from February 20 to March 3 at... Read the full report ›

How an Author's Book Campaign Benefited Vaga Lume

By Debora Manzano and Manoj Gupta | Partnership

Vaga Lume does admirable work empowering kids through education in remote corners of Brazil's Amazon region. Our focus on enriching rural kids with knowledge in isolated communities resonated... Read the full report ›

We thank everyone who believes in education

By Debora Manzano | Institutional relationships

  Vaga Lume was elected the Best Education NGO in Brazil for the third time by Instituto Doar   The initiative rewards organizations with excellence in management, governance, financial... Read the full report ›
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