Project #651

Job Training for poor mother- sick children Brazil

by Associacao Saude Crianca

On December 12,36 students mothers graduated on the beauty area and cooking area.They all received as a donation a kit tools with equipments to begin to work at home.Almost all of them work at home because they have a sick children and have to stay with them.

On the beauty area, they brought home itens kike beauty sallon chair, manicure equipments, bed for wax and hair wash chair.

At the day, the students from the cooking class did a small catering buffet with a cake, soda, and some snacks.

They all feel very happy and in their words now they have digniity, they are someone,they are professionals.

"I thanks a lot Saúde Criança for giving me an opportunity to make this professionalization course in the beauty area.My life changed even after I started the assistance here, I thanks Saúde Criança for the opoortunity.I went with the others mom to  several beauty events.Here at the course, I  met wonderful people, did very good courses.At the headquarters, with the Aconchego project, I learned a lot, the food basket helps me a lot especially the enriche milk for my son .He never more was hospitalized due to Saúde Criança assistance and now I am someone, I am a hairdresser."Sandra. mother of a boy 

"My name is Rozineide, I'm 35 years old, live in Baixada Fluminense, one of the biggest neighbohood in Rio de Janeiro, I have 5 childs and have a great difficult to work outside the house in the formal market.So after I join Saúde Criança, everthing changed in my life.Today,besides all the support I get from Saúde Criança. the professionalization course will give me a unique opportunity, where  i will be able to gain my own money, havea profession, this course for me is a dream came true.O love the beauty area, i love to be here in the classes, the teacher is very good, I know that will end and I will have to leave, bu I will leave happy with everthing they have done to me and my kids.

That opportunity to be winning as a donation the manicure fist tools, the object to put all the polish is very important because I'm not in condition, I dont have money to buy that, and with that donation I will be able to begin to work at home immediately at the moment I graduate from the course.Thanks a lot for everthing."


"I thanks a lot Saude Crianca assistance, for giving me an opportunity to do a professionalization course. My life changed a lot after that I started to get the assistance here, I thank Saude Crianca for the oppportunity. I have been for several events with them to show my work;and it was very good. Here in the course, I met wonderful people. Saude Crianca assistance is very good, wonderful course. On the assistance, besides the course,what I like more is the cosy project, is wonderful I learnt many things, the basket of food they donate to my family is very good and important for me. They also donate the enriched milk for my son, and due to all of that he was never more hospitalized because of Saude Crianca. Many Thanks" -Sandra (Mother)


Since last year Saúde Criança began a new area in the income generation project.Now we are giving classes in the cooking area.That was a request from the mothers assist.They want to learn how to cook delicious things to sell in their community.

This month , there is 16 mothers doing the course and they are learning how to do and then will sell chocolate eggs for Easter.

Next month they will begin a course in party snacks.

For the second consecutive year, Saúde Criança was voted the best social organization in Latin America, according to ranking published by the Swiss magazine The Global Journal. Of the 100 best NGOS in the world, Saúde Criança was ranked 45.



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Organization Information

Associacao Saude Crianca

Location: Rio de Janeiro, RJ - Brazil
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Mariana Velloso
Rio de Janeiro, RJ Brazil

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