BRAZIL Ouro Verde “Casa Come Noi”

Casa Come Noi of Ouro Verde, managed by the “directoria” of the ACOP, was established in 1991 to give a school education to the poorest children of the surrounding area, and to provide assistance to those in pre-school age. Children come from extremely disadvantaged families and risk to waste their time on the street, when not attending lessons, with all the associated risks. They need help in studying and doing homework, so that they do not to fall behind with their studies and are not expelled from school, but they need also a food integration, which Casa Come Noi provides …

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BRAZIL Associação Beneficente Agape – Curral de Dentro

The ABA was founded in 1991 in Curral de Dentro; at the beginning it was named Bertolusso Foundation and had  professional and educational training aims similar to those of the CET (Centro Educação e Trabalho) and autonomous funds, but soon has found itself in economic difficulties. Don Sergio asked Come Noi for help to avoid abandoning a well-established professional training activity, in an organized and equipped structure; help that we have been happy to give. The ABA also has agreements with social services and therefore enjoys local contributions, even though less than the CET. About a hundred students are attending. …

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BRAZIL CET of Cachoeira de Pajeù

  The CET (Centro Educaçao e Trabalho) of Cachoeira de Pajeù is one of the most important educational projects activated by Come Noi in Brazil. It was founded in 1992 as an afterschool for a few girls and boys and was based in a small building on the suburbs: the old deconsecrated catholic church of Cachoeira, where there was a small vegetable garden also attended by boys and the embroidery school for girls. Over the past 20 years, the CET has seen many relevant transformations in structures and functions: new IT rooms, a new hall for school meals and organized …

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