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Instituto Sinal do Vale

Org #466
Vetted since 2007 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
1990
year founded
$173,869
raised on GlobalGiving
18
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
Randa Seyam
Randa Seyam
Team
Kathleen Weintraub, Vicente Esteves, Michael O'Sullivan, Johanna Barba, Rodrigo Merielles, Thais Corral, Rodrigo Meirelles
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

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:

Summer school in Julio Otoni

By Randa Seyam | Sinal do Vale Team

In Brazil, it's currently summer vacation, and many mothers are working, posing a challenge for families in the favela who struggle to find a safe space for their children during this time. For 15... Read the full report ›

Launching Our New Native Tree Nursery

By Randa Seyam | Sinal do Vale Team

Exciting news! Our new seedling house is up and running, pushing our production to 8,000 seedlings of native Atlantic forest trees. Though we didn't quite reach our 10,000 goal last year, we're... Read the full report ›

Summer camp at SINAL campus

By Randa Seyam | Sinal do Vale Team

In December, we kickstarted our summer camp at the SINAL campus. We have been working closely with the children of our team members of the local community of Santo Antonio. SINAL is more than just a... Read the full report ›
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