Help Gustavo and Guilherme to have a better future

A microproject by The Trust for the Americas
Help Gustavo and Guilherme to have a better future


The brothers, Gustavo and Guilherme participated in the POETA project in Santo Andre - Brazil. They are recognized for their perseverance despite being born Duchene muscular dystrophy and having lost their mother just over a year ago. They continue studying and trying achieve their dream of pursuing a career in technology. In the last quarter they started the activities in the POETA Center with the best grades in the class.

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This project aims to help the brothers, Gustavo and Guilherme, and 3 other youth in similar situation with the advance training needed to achieve their dream of pursuing a career in technology. As job opportunities remains scarce, the importance of POETA project and your donation is essential to provide Youth such as Gustavo and Guilherme with the material they need to finish their training and have a brighter future.


The POETA program understands the challenges that exist in developing the professional skills needed to meet labor demand in Brazil. Partner organizations like AVAPE provide the physical infrastructure and staff necessary to implement sophisticated and comprehensive training programs, ensuring that the center will sustainable invest project resources to continue delivering results to beneficiaries.

Long-Term Impact

The POETA program in Brazil aims to improve economic opportunities of people with disabilities in Brazil through skills training, awareness building, knowledge sharing, and other concrete tools that match skilled people with disabilities with prospective employers.


Organization Information

The Trust for the Americas

Location: Washington,, District of Columbia - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Trust4Americas
Project Leader:
The Trust for the Americas - OAS
The Trust for the Americas - OAS
Washington , DC United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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