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Vaga Lume Association

Org #16472
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2001
year founded
$241,548
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Vaga Lume (firefly, in Portuguese) is a Brazilian nonprofit organization created in 2001 to empower children within rural communities of the Amazon by fostering literacy and operating community libraries as knowledge sharing spaces. Over this 20 years, we have helped over 25,000 children to pursue bigger dreams, respect cultural diversity and treasure their own identity. Our work takes place in the Amazon, one of the most important regions of the world, not only in terms of cultural and environmental diversity, but also in terms of area and population. It encompasses 9 countries, 33 million inhabitants and it is the home of 385 different indigenous ethnic groups. However, in the region lie... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Info Info
Info Info
Lia Jamra
Lia Jamra
Fernanda Prado
Fernanda Prado
Team
Aline Calahani, Andre Nascimento, Cristiana Leao, Thais Nascimento, Lia Jamra, Lohana Gomes, Rafael Sasso, Marcia Lica, Camila Bezerra, Priscila Fonseca, Neide Rocha, Danila Guedes, Sylvia Guimaraes, Fernanda Prado, Pamella Pierna, Thaissa Grossmann, Elisa Villamea, Jean Antony, Mariana Tucci, Severina Soares, Luisa Setton
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+5511971501662
Organization Information
R. Aspicuelta, 678
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo 05433-011
Brazil
+5511971501662

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Sep 5, 2022
September 5th - #AmazonDay
It's Amazon day today and maybe you don't know the importance that the region to your life, even if you don't live here. The Brazilian Legal Amazon has the greatest biodiversity in the world...
Jul 25, 2022
T for Transparency! Check our 2021 Full Activity Report
T for Transparency! Check our full 2021 Activity Report. In 2021 Vaga Lume has completed 20 years of existence. Our mission is to empower young people in rural communities in the Amazon by promoting...
Jun 16, 2022
Engaging the community on a beautiful sunny day.
Dear Donors, Last month on a beautiful Saturday morning, we organized “Caldos e contos” in a library garden in São Paulo. We showcased exactly how our libraries are set up and also...
 
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