Social Assistance

Social Assistance

 

In partnership with advisory and social committees, JBS has approved in the last three weeks the release of R$ 11,080 million for not-forprofit social organizations.

The projects headed up by these institutions assist around 500 thousand people in Brazil and focus on social assistance for communities considered to be in a vulnerable situation, especially when it comes to economic recovery.

 
 

Cabo Women’s Center - Operating at Cabo de Santo Agostinho, in Pernambuco, this social organization is dedicated to issues related to gender equality, race and supports human rights for women. Currently, it focusses its operations on communities most vulnerable to the pandemic. The project assists 300 families.

Antonio dos Santos Abranches Foundation (FASA) – Dedicated to the development of education, social and cultural assistance in Pernambuco. It supports extension projects in the fields of environmental and social sustainability, health, education, and the promotion of human rights. The project supported assists 900 families in socially vulnerable situations.

Social Action for Equality of Differences (ASID) – Champions the social inclusion of intellectually and physically challenged individuals in Parana, operating in throughout Brazil empowering families and developing the skills of these individuals for inclusion in the job market. The project supported assists 3,300 families.

Agua Viva Institute – With its headquarters in Espirito Santo, it promotes education and sustainability for the population of the Brazilian Chaparral region (Sertão). It a 11 thousand adults and elderly people, as well as 4 thousand children.

SOS Children’s Villages – Starting from Sao Paulo, it assists in fostering and housing vulnerable children and young people. The project supported assists 1,300 families.

People’s School Institute – Organization that promotes education and social inclusion in the Paraisopolis community in Sao Paulo, which will develop a network of 100 women for the production of ready-to-go meals at their homes: 1000 people/ day will benefit.

Kaninde – The main activities undertaken include surveillance and inspection of the Uru-eu-wau-wau indigenous homeland and the Pacaas Novos National Park, in Rondônia, as well as counselling for indigenous organizations.

The Mare Home for Women – Works to counter the gender violence within the Mare slums (favela) complex, in Rio de Janeiro. It provides daily assistance to 1500 families.

Amigos do Bem (Friends of the Good) – With headquarters in Sao Paulo, the institution assists 75 thousand people and works to promote four pillars: health, education, employment, and social issues.

Food Bank – Food distribution for underprivileged communities throughout Brazil. It assists 33 institutions, benefiting 280 thousand people. Its headquarters are in Sao Paulo.

Health and Joy Project (Ceaps – Center for Advanced Studies in Social and Environmental Promotion) – Its work in the Amazon region aims to promote and support participative processes involving integrated and sustainable community development, contributing to the enhancement of public policies, quality of life and active citizenship. It attends to 5 thousand families.

House of Nazareth – Provides assistance in Fortaleza (CE) to 57 underprivileged elderly women under a long-stay system.

School for Developing Social Integration and Adolescents – Champions the development of young adolescents in vulnerable situations in Fortaleza, Ceará. Emergency action will benefit one thousand families.

Citizen Network – With headquarters in Minas Gerais, it works toward the productive inclusion of young people across Brazil. It has already included 88 thousand young people and will achieve 100 thousand by December of 2020.

Youth Network Agency – Operates in Rio de Janeiro for the advancement of entrepreneurship and promotes economic recovery. It assists 33,600 young people.

Marianas – Engages in actions focused on entrepreneurs in Minas Gerais. It assists 800 women.

Amazon Extension – Supports and strengthens social and productive inclusion ventures in several fields, with special attention to microentrepreneurs, family agriculture and traditional peoples. 1,453 families receive assistance.