Drawing In the computer lab! The Rocinha Creative English class Pretinho and his friends talking a walk!

Instituto Sinal do Vale

Org #466
Vetted since 2007 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
1990
year founded
$147,271
raised on GlobalGiving
16
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The Instituto Sinal do Vale evolved from CEMINA ( Communication, Education, Information and Adaptation), a not- for- profit organization founded in 1990 to empower women and communities through the use of the radio. In 2007, CEMINA shifted its focus from radio to the capacity building for social start ups and education for adaptation to climate change. One of its main projects was Adapta Sertao, which developed a social technology that benefits the population of small underserved towns in the semi-arid region of Brazil, articulating a group of social technologies that use scare resources such as water and arable land to guarantee the livelihoods of the local farming communities. The project... read more

Project Leaders
Thais Corral
Thais Corral
Katie Weintraub
Katie Weintraub
Brian Sas
Brian Sas
Johanna Barba
Johanna Barba
Team
Kathleen Weintraub, Vicente Esteves, Michael O'Sullivan, Johanna Barba, Mari Chiba, Thais Corral
Organization Information
Rua Alvaro Alvim, 21/16 Andar Centro
Rio de Janeiro, RJ CEP 20031-
Brazil
55-21-22621704
Organization Information
Rua Alvaro Alvim, 21/16 Andar Centro
Rio de Janeiro, RJ CEP 20031-
Brazil
55-21-22621704

Project Reports

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Oct 19, 2021
The Julio Otoni Community Center is open again!
We are very excited to announce that with the succesful roll-out of the COVID vaccine, the Julio Otoni Community Center has opened its doors to carry out our usual activitites in the community! To...
Oct 14, 2021
The children are back at SINAL!
This month we had the opportunity to host for the first time in over a year a learning journey with children from impoverished communities in our campus! Because of the pandemic, we hadn't been...
Sep 20, 2021
Meet Pretinho!
Pretinho - or blackie, in Portuguese - is one of 5 dogs that were abandoned recently at SINAL. He has a very sweet disposition but is a bit scared of people sometimes, which makes us think he had a...
 
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