Making use of our Senses is Fun Plasticity of the Mind and Body through the Senses Sensory Exploration Walking on Different Surfaces


Org #38251
Vetted since 2016
year founded
raised on GlobalGiving
years fundraising
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars


To contribute to the social inclusion of older adults in situations of vulnerability, by fostering healthy aging, providing autonomy, dignity, and integration in a protective environment. Instituto Velho Amigo is a non-profit association that since 1999 has contributed to the inclusion of the elderly, ensuring their rights and valuing their participation in society. IVA works to garner resources and partners to serve the 19 institutions they support, by contributing with financial and human resources for over 1,700 seniors who live in a situation of vulnerability, in several houses located in the city of São Paulo. Instituto Velho Amigo only cooperates with institutions that assist older p... read more

Projects (2)

Heliopolis Elderly Center
Brazil / Justice and Human Rights
Project Leaders
Maria Regina Moraes
Maria Regina Moraes
Marisa Pereira, Ana Paula Ribeiro, Debora Conti
Organization Information
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4509 - cj 92
Sao Paulo, São Paulo 04538-133
55 (11) 30714040
Organization Information
Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 4509 - cj 92
Sao Paulo, São Paulo 04538-133
55 (11) 30714040

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work.

May 4, 2021
Sensory Motor Classes for Seniors
The Heliopolis Elderly Center has found that aging is associated with a progressive decline of mental and physical abilities. Considering the current changes in our society due to the covid crisis, we...
Mar 4, 2021
On-line Classes in these Times of Covid
The pandemic brought many challenges to the Heliopolis Elderly Center and one of them was how to help Seniors work on anguish, anxiety, fears, and uncertainties. In this sense, we designed an action...
Mar 2, 2021
Why we put our Project on Hold
FINAL PROJECT REPORT   Our project elimated cost as a barrier to getting around town for seniors. Which may improve the mental health of older adults by reducing loneliness and lack of social...
WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.