Primavera

Aprendizagem Administrativa at Instituto Robert Bosch

Curitiba

Project location: Curitiba
Number of children supported: 18
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 2015
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The project provides commercial apprenticeship training for up to 25 16-year-old students, in cooperation with SENAI in Curitiba. The location is the Oficina Profissionalizante, which is located in a poor neighborhood in the industrial area of Curitiba. Primavera co-financed the construction at the beginning of 2000.

Pestalozzi school for physically handicapped children

Campinas

Project location: Campinas
Number of children supported: 100
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1992
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The Pestalozzi NGO runs a day care center and takes care of disabled children, each of whom is looked after in groups for four hours a day. The focus is on education and rehabilitation. Around 100 children with various disabilities are treated and cared for here using different methods and medical professionals with the aim of stabilizing and/or improving the condition of the individual children. Furthermore, inclusion is promoted.

Centro Promotional Tia Ileide (CPTI)

Campinas

Project location: Campinas
Number of children supported: 300
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1994
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The NGO CPTI (Centro Promocional Tia Lleide) runs the project "Conviver e Fortalecer vinculos". This project involves 300 children and young people between the ages of six and 15. The goal is to get children from favelas off the streets, motivate them to attend school continuously, and supplement their schooling with mentors.

For the children, courses such as culture, art, sports and computer science are held. For the parents, courses are given to educate them about their rights and responsibilities in society. A hot meal is provided once a day.

In addition, the children are advised about career paths and thus prepared for life on their own responsibility.

Projeto Gente Nova (PROGEN)

Campinas

Project location: Campinas
Number of children supported: 400
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 2012
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

PROGEN supports 400 children between the ages of six and 14 at three different locations in problematic neighborhoods in Campinas.

Courses are offered in ballet, sports, music, computer training and social and cultural workshops. The program promotes family ties, strengthens the children's integration into society and prepares them for their future careers.

Aquarela at Grupo Primavera

Campinas

Project location: Campinas
Number of children supported: 90
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1992
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

Grupo Primavera was founded as an NGO back in 1981 and has been supported by primavera since 1992. The "Aquarela at Grupo Primavera" project involves 90 children between the ages of six and nine. Cognitive contents such as reading and arithmetic, as well as values and ethics are taught. Furthermore, logical thinking is developed through play. All children are also encouraged to be creative, for example in making puppet play figures. In addition, the focus is on the early introduction and training of computer skills.

Care is provided in two shifts, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. In between, all children are offered a hot meal.

Parents of the children are invited at regular intervals to witness the children's progress. The children's development at school as well as their school certificates are monitored by the project management.

Lar Vida

Simões Filho

Project location: Simoes Filho
Number of children supported: 100
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1992
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The Lar Vida organization cares for 100 severely disabled youth and adults. Primavera is supporting the project for many years by funding a physiotherapist and specialized staff for the treatment of a group of 40 disabled people with special limitations.

Cidade da Criança

Simões Filho

Project location: Simoes Filho
Number of children supported: 300
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1992
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

In Simoes Filho, Salvador, this project is focusing on theater and music since 2015. Up to 300 children and young people take part in the workshops. Furthermore they also receive professional technical training. The small plays and musical performances are given for the parents. The experience of the last five years shows that the children develop very well.

Irma Dulce

Simões Filho

Project location: Simoes Filho
Number of children supported: 700
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 1992
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The NGO Obras Sociais Irma Dulce is located in the town of Simoes Filho, which is characterized by a lot of poverty, high unemployment and crime. At this school 700 children from five to 17 years are taught. In the afternoons after lunch, the Aquarela project offers theater, dance and handicraft classes, which are very popular with the families.

Jovens em Ação

Curitiba

Project location: Curitiba
Number of children supported: 23
Type of support: financial support
Period of support: since 2010
Contact at primavera board: Dr. Wolfram Anders

The training project "Jovens em Acao" is carried out by the Instituto Robert Bosch in partnership with SESI of Curitiba. Around 25 students aged 15 are participating in the project. They come from poor neighborhoods near the Bosch plant in Curitiba.

They receive a school scholarship for two years at a private school run by SESI. Twice a week, they have a workshop at the Instituto Bosch in Curitiba with the aim of strengthening their personal development and developing their social skills through accompanying activities and discussions.

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