Heliopolis Elderly Center

by ASSOCIACAO DE AMPARO AO IDOSO Vetted since 2016

Summary

With the significant increase in the number of elderly in the community of Heliopolis, as well as the identification of the marginalization and isolation of these elderly people, the ability to create a nucleus focused on this segment in the community was perceived in order to remove them from social isolation, Education for old age.

$50,000
total goal
$47,809
remaining
41
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

The purpose of the Center is to compensate for the limitations arising from the aging process through the social inclusion of the elderly, thus presenting new possibilities of social life, physical activities, cultural assistance, social assistance, preventive health actions, thus becoming , A reference center for the elderly community and relatives of Heliopolis.

Solution

All activities, projects and programs are developed in a continuous and planned manner. Among the actions developed as a tool to create links with our target audience, we have: crafts, literacy, art therapy, dance, computer science, gymnastics, memory workshop, yoga, lectures and cultural activities.

Long-Term Impact

The function of the core activities is to enable the elderly and the family to have a greater intergenerational relationship, and the capacity to demand their rights and autonomy of thought, as useful members of society, thus redeeming their social role and autonomy in the community and in the family. Education should be something that impresses on society a new culture of respect for the elderly, breaking myths and stereotypes present in the scenario of aging.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

http:/​/​www.projetovelhoamigo.org.br

Organization Information

ASSOCIACAO DE AMPARO AO IDOSO

Location: Sao Paulo - Brazil
Website: http:/​/​www.projetovelhoamigo.org.br
Project Leader:
Maria Regina Moraes
Sao Paulo, Brazil
$2,191 raised of $50,000 goal
 
47 donations
$47,809 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites
Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

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.