Social Responsibility

Projects and Organizations we support

ABRINQ

To make the world a better place. Is that idea that makes VILAGE join other big companies to provide Brazilian children a quality of life.

Respect, dignity and freedom, the right to proper education, sports, leisure, health and food for children and teenagers are the premises adopted by VILAGE, after all, we have a lot to do and improve in the community, city, country and world in a very near future. This idea is also a part of our daily routine.

AMICC

With the mission to provide support to children and teenager having cancer and heart disease, the Associação dos Amigos da Criança com Câncer e Cardíaca – AMICC (Association for Friends of Children Having Cancer and Heart Disease) arose in 1996 and, in the course of time, complies with mastery its purpose.

The collaborators work aiming at reducing traumas during treatment of hundreds of children and teenagers served by the institution. The patient’s family members, in addition to follow-up them during the treatment, take part of projects provided by the association.

VILAGE is proud to support this project.

Fundação Cafu

Cafu Foundation is a non-profit entity that is creator of development opportunities, which helps out face the social inequality.

VILAGE participates in social events of that entity and takes part of a team in which people believe that institutions promoting citizenship can turn children and teenagers into better adults in the future.

Like Cafu, who is the founder of the entity, we also believe that is necessary to walk together and do our best. All children have rights of dreaming, and all of us can help to make this dream come true, nourishing our social responsibility day by day.

Currently, the Foundation has served about 340 low-income children and young people who are between 7 and 17 years old, in addition to 100 people over 16. Its headquarters is located in a neighborhood named Jardim Irene, in the City of São Paulo, and hosts: sporting school, multisport courts, industrial kitchen, library, toy library, dental assistance office, medical office, computing room, English as Second Language classes, rooms for both professional and cultural courses, and school reinforcement rooms.

The Foundation’s mission is to be fully supported by VILAGE for valuing the principles of ethics, transparence, respect and modesty.

Instituto Educacional Francisco de Assis - IEFA

Is a non-profitable civil society, which aims to offer classes that wish to improve human beings in order to be included in the labor market, and improving quality of life, through instruction, education, guidance, qualification and, finally, individual professionalization.

This social inclusion program faces teenagers between 15 and 19-years-old that completed the 7th grade (junior high), in conditions of social vulnerability and interested in preparing to enter the labor market. PET prepares the teenager to find the first job, improving the chances and perspectives of personal and Professional growth.

Paying attention to teenagers is also a priority to VILAGE.

Pró-Visão

Founded in 1982 by Professor Teresa Serra de Arruda von Zuben with the fundamental and undeniable support of Professor Martin Vilma Machado, both specialized in people with visual impairment education, in Campinas – São Paulo, Pró-Visão is a nonprofit which aims to promote blindness prevention, wellness, education, habilitation and rehabilitation of infants, children, adolescents and adults who are blind or have low vision. The organization currently offers more than 2,600 calls per month, consistently watching over 60 kids of Campinas and region.

Kinder

VILAGE Patents and Trademarks is a partner of Kinder – Center for Integration of Special Children, a philanthropic institution located in Porto Alegre / RS. The agreement is to pass 2 % of the turnover of each service closed in the city. Thus, Vilage contributes as a supporting these and other institutions in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, it argues that all children and adolescents have the right to quality health care and education, regardless of their difficulties or financial condition.

Adobem

The Associação Maria de Lourdes – ADOBEM is a non-profit, apolitical, non-religious association whose main objective is to encourage people to help others, demonstrating that each of us is capable of effecting changes in the lives of others through love, responsibility and commitment. Every weekend before Christmas, a team heads for the interior of the State of Pernambuco to help various families in need. Since 2013, many initiatives have been focused on Sertão de Custódia, where the aim is currently to benefit 150 families and over 300 children.

In addition to the interior, ADOBEM has developed various initiatives to meet different demands. In Recife, the group formerly known as Corrente do Bem, worked on similar initiatives including sponsorship and now, as a result of a merger, is working together as part of ADOBEM.